Duckling’s cookie recipe

Makes 30 Cookies

– 15 minutes cooking time
– 225g (4oz) butter, softened
– 110g (2oz) caster sugar
– 275g (5oz) plain flour
– 75g milk chocolate chips

Why not experiment by adding white chocolate chips, raisins,
a teaspoon of ginger or even Pigeon’s favourite . . . some nuts!


  1. Preheat the oven to 170 oC (375 oF) or gas mark 3.
  2. Cream the butter in a large bowl or in a food mixer until it is
    soft. Add the sugar and beat until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Sift the flour into the mixture and add milk chocolate chips.
    Bring the mixture together until it forms a dough.
  4. Using your hands, make walnut-sized balls and place them
    slightly apart from each other on a tray (you don’t need to
    grease or line a tray). Flatten the balls with the back of
    a fork and bake them in the oven for around 15 minutes
    until they are golden brown and slightly firm on top.
  5. Place the cookies onto a cooling rack and leave them
    there for around 15 minutes. Once cool – enjoy!

Download the recipe and two duckling activities here

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