Quick and Crunchy Chocolate Chip Biscuits

These are unbelievingly quick and easy and so very tasty. What’s more, they break with such a wonderfully resounding “SNAP” that it’s virtually impossible to eat them silently. Go on, give it a try.

Makes: 30 – 32 medium biscuits

Time: Very quick

Level: Easy Peasy

Oven: 190°C / Fan 170°C / 375°F / Gas 5


  • 100g/3½oz softened butter or spreadable from a tub 
  • 100g/3½oz Soft brown sugar
  • 60g/2oz Caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 200g/7oz plain flour
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp bi-carb soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 100g/3½oz choc chips


1. Oven on. Line two baking trays.

2. Beat butter and sugars together well. Add egg and vanilla extract and beat.

3. Mix in flour, salt, bi-carb, & baking powder.  Stir in chocolate chips.

4. Roll into teaspoon sized balls and place on trays (about 10 per tray. They don’t spread too much.)  Flatten them a little.

5. Bake for 6 – 7 minutes then change trays round and give them 5 – 7 minutes more.

Idea – try using half white flour and half wholemeal

I hope you enjoy these lovely biscuits. If you want to see more of my recipes for biscuits and cookies click here.  One special item that has proved very popular and successful is my Adaptable Oaty Biscuit recipe, as shown below.

Or have a look at my site for other recipes, savoury and sweet. If you’d like to make a comment or ask a question please do, via the contact page.