Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oven Temp: 375 F-180 C
1/4 cup butter
1 tsp butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp Vanilla essence
1 cup maida
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips (you get them in packets, or you can chop semi-sweet chocolate into tiny chips)

Mix the butter, sugar and egg. Add vanilla.

Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together. 

Add this to the butter mixture and mix well.

Add the chocolate chips and mix well.

Shape dough into rounds and place on an ungreased baking tray at least 1" apart.
Press with the base of a glass or any flat tool.

Bake in a pre-heated oven for about 15 minutes.

Serve or cool and store in an airtight jar.

Courtesy: Chef Niru Gupta