Nutty Choc Chunk Cookies For Gifting

Freshly made choc chunk cookies on cooling rack with wooden spoon and extra choc buttons

These sweet and salty cookies are loaded with crunchy nuts and big hunks of melty, salted, almond chocolate drops, with a light sprinkling of sea salt on top. YUM!


  • 8tbsp butter, softened
  • 65g brown sugar
  • 65g golden caster sugar
  • 1 free range egg
  • 1/2tsp vanilla
  • 1/2tsp sea salt
  • 1/2tsp baking soda
  • 160g all-purpose flour
  • 130g of your choice of nuts (sliced almonds, cashews, hazelnuts etc)
  • 110g Lily O’Brien’s Crunchy Salted Almond Chocolate Share bag
  • 20g milk cooking chocolate
  • sea salt (for sprinkling on top)

To Make:

  1. Preheat oven to 180C / Gas mark 4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg and beat for another 2min.
  3. Add the vanilla, salt and baking soda. Mix well.
  4. Add the flour and beat until just combined. Fold in the nuts and the chocolate.
  5. Using a spoon, drop balls of the cookie dough on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 10min, or until the cookies are slightly browned along the edges.