Giant Chocolate Chip Recipe

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe (with optional Smarties or M&Ms)

You're in for a chocolatey treat. 

In 32 minutes, you're going to bake up a mean giant chewy chocolate chip cookie. 

Say goodbye to hunger, grumpy kids, and bad days (no, seriously!). 

It's that good. 

So let's get baking, shall we? 

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Serving

Equipment Required

We know you’re excited to get started but you’ll need the following equipment first.

Here's what' you'll need:

  • 1 x mixing bowl that holds 3 liters (around 24cm or 10-inch diameter bowl )
  • 1 x clear bowl that holds around 3 liters (around 24cm or 10-inch diameter bowl )
  • 1 x roll of baking paper
  • 2 x baking trays
  • 3 x wire cooling racks (around 40 x 50 cm, or 15 x 20 inch)
  • Fan assisted oven preheated to 160 degree Celsius (320 degree Fahrenheit) or a gas oven preheated to gas 3
  • 1 x sieve
  • 1 x large spoon
  • 1 x large spoon
  • 1 x whisk or fork
  • 1 x spatula
  • 1 x ice cream scoop

Ingredients

Check your kitchen cupboards or drive to your nearest supermarket; they stock and sell all these items.

  • 250g salted butter
  • 320g soft brown sugar (any brand)
  • 120g caster sugar (more refined sugar dissolves easier when making the recipe)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of concentrated vanilla extract
  • 300g of self raising flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 380g of milk chocolate chips
  • 80g of Smarties or M&Ms

Quick Tip!

Before starting to bake, it's best to get your ingredients out, measured and ready. This will let you easily access them and bake the cookie flawlessly. 

Here's all our ingredients separated nicely and ready for easy access. You can buy these containers or small bowls at your local grocery store.

Next up, lets take a look at the time required and the number of servings.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Ingredients

Time Required

  • Preparation: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 12 minutes
  • Cooling time: 5 minutes
  • Ready in 32 minutes

Number of Servings


16 Cookies 

(This is an estimate. Yup, as you'll see, it will depend on the scoop size you take from the mixture)

Easy Step by Step Instructions

Let us guide you step by step to baking our Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Step 1

Get ready!

Preheat your oven to 160 degree centigrade or Gas 3 and line your baking trays with grease proof paper.

Step 2

You can place all your ingredients into small plastic containers or cups if you want to be well prepared.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Ingredients

Step 3

Melt your butter in a saucepan over a medium heat or put in the microwave. Then set aside to cool to room temperature. Next, pour butter into the large bowl.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 4

Stir in brown sugar and caster sugar.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Stir until smooth and sugar has mostly dissolved.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 5

Lightly beat the egg with a whisk or fork.

Step 6

Add beaten egg to bowl.  Stir into the sugar mixture.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 7

Step 8

Add the self raising flour through the sieve to the clear bowl.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 9

Then add the baking powder through the sieve to the bowl.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 10

Then add the plain flour to the bowl through the sieve.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 11

Pour the clear bowl of flour and baking soda mixture into your mixing bowl.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 12

Start mixing until all the flour is absorbed into the mixture and you have a nice light brown texture.

(If the mixture is a little dry, you can add a little more melted butter)

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 13

Now add the milk chocolate chips into the bowl and stir and blend them into the mixture.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 14

Put your cooking trays on your worktop and using the ice cream scoop add 6 scoops to the tray lined with baking paper. Your giant chocolate cookie awaits!

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Keep your scoops about 2 or 3 inches apart as they will expand in the oven.

If you want small cookies select a small amount of mixture, for large cookies scoop a large amount of mixture onto the tray.

Once you’ve filled 2 or 3 baking trays with the mixture, using the spatula pat the top of the mixture down a little.

Step 15

Now open the oven door with oven gloves and place the baking trays into the oven for 12 minutes.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 16

After 12 minutes check the mixture is a golden brown colour and remove the baking trays with oven gloves on. Place the baking trays on a solid surface.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 17

If you wish to add Smarties or M&Ms add then immediately to the cookies as soon as you have taken the cookies out of the oven.

Leave for 3 minutes on the baking tray whilst they cool down.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 18

Then using the spatula transfer the cookies onto the greaseproof cooling racks.

Leave for a further 5 minutes.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Steps

Step 19

Enjoy!!!!!!!

You’ve just baked Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies with a crispy edge and a nice and soft chewy center.

Serving Suggestions

Stack the cookies onto a large plate or tray, serve with soft drinks, milk or a large coffee; yum! Or check out our favorite food blogs that will give you other delicious baked goods.

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Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Serving
Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Serving

Nutritional Information

Credits

Recipe and baking by Michael O’Neil
Photography by Iain Forrest