Easy chocolate chip cookies for Valentine’s Day

Chocolate chip cookies

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow! Hip hip hooray! Are you doing something special for your other half? If you haven’t bought or planned anything yet, we have a great recipe for you. And, we know most South Africans are a bit cash strapped, so we’ve made sure these delicious chocolate chip cookies won’t cost much.

Chocolate chip cookies recipe


  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup of butter, softened
  • ¾ cup of white sugar
  • ¾ cup of brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 2 ½ cups of chocolate chips


chocolate chip cookie mixture
  1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mix flour, salt and baking soda in a bowl.
  3. In another large bowl, beat butter and sugar with an electric beater – or mix with a spoon with super speed arms – until fluffy. Mix in egg and vanilla.
  4. Add flour mix to the large bowl other ingredients. Mix together.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Add tablespoonfuls of mix to cookie sheets – about 5 cm apart.
  7. Bake for 8 minutes or until light brown.
  8. Let cool, then enjoy.

This mixture should make about 48 cookies. ♥

Also, check out our chocolate brownie recipe.

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