My Favourite Cookie Recipe

Hey Guys!

Here is the cookie recipe from my latest vlog, “Weekend Vlog: Baking cookies with my nieces”. Enjoy!

Recipe taken from


  • 113g unsalted butter
  • 2tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2tbsp demerara sugar
  • 165g packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 heaped tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 220g flour
  • 225g chocolate chips/chunks


Preheat oven to 180°C.

Cream the sugars and butter until light and fluffy.

Add the egg and vanilla.

Beat in the salt and baking soda.

Beat in flour on low-speed until just mixed.

Fold in chocolate chips.


Scoop cookies in 1&1/2 tbsp mounds, spacing apart on cookie sheet.

Sprinkle with a few flakes of sea salt.


Bake for 11-12 minutes until golden on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside.

Let rest on baking sheet for 5 minutes until transferring to a cooling rack.


With love,


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Emma Hogg, Founder of A Life I Choose

Hi! I'm Emma. I’m a psychotherapist who lives, breathes and eats the science of joyfulness, wellness and achievement. All the work I do is fuelled by my deep wish to belong to a world where people actively choose their lives! A person without choice is an unhappy individual. A person who passionately and resiliently lives their purpose experiences joy and fulfilment daily. If you’re like me and you see that the more people are consciously engaging in life, the happier our world will be, then we need you to be a beacon of this message by living it! My blog is one of my ways of creating dialogue with you, so that together, we can have a greater impact on our world. x

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