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How to make the world's best chocolate chip cookies

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This is the simplest and best recipe for chocolate chip cookies that I have ever found. When the mixture is spread thinly on the tray, the cookies are very similar to Marks & Spencer Bakery cookies, except maybe a little nicer. They can be made in less than 30 minutes and are a huge hit with kids who like to have fun in the kitchen. Thanks are due to a Canadian woman called Debbie Baker, who gave the recipe to me a number of years ago.
What you'll need: 
1 cup of softened butter
1 and a half cups of brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
2 cups of plain flour (all purpose flour)
One quarter of a cup of cornflour (also known as corn starch)
Three quarters of a teaspoon of salt
One teaspoon of baking powder (also known as baking soda)
2 cups of chocolate chips
An oven, pre-heated to 350F/180C
1: 
Whisk the eggs. Add the melted butter and vanilla essence.
2: 
Mix the sugar, salt, cornflour, baking powder and flour together.
3: 
Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and stir until it is uniform.
4: 
Stir in the chocolate chips.
5: 
Arrange as you wish on a greased baking tray. I spread it out in one thin layer, and then cut into square cookies afterwards. This ensures that the cookies bake completely but I can take them out when they are still soft. Some people prefer to make round drop cookies, which involves dropping a spoonful of mixture onto the tray. You may get 25 large square cookies or 64 drop cookies out of the mixture. It's up to you!
6: 
Place in the pre-heated oven for 10-15 minutes.
7: 
Place on a wire rack and allow to cool.
8: 
Enjoy!
Tips: 
Instead of a greased baking tray, lay a piece of parchment paper across a baking tray. It's much less messy and allows a quicker turnaround between batches.
Chocolate chips can be expensive. I usually buy a 200g bar of chocolate in a sealed foil wrapping and bang it against the kitchen counter until the chunks of chocolate are as small as I want.
Warnings: 
Don't let children eat the cookies when they're just out of the oven-the melted chocolate will be hot enough to burn.

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