d100 Recipes: Chewy Choc Chip Cookies & Hot Chocolate

Since it’s getting onto winter here in the southern hemisphere, we’ve got some snacks and drinks that will make your game nights warm, cozy and comfy, like a good winter’s night should be.

Chewy Choc Chip Cookies


  • 200g/7 ounces butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups of chocolate chips


  • Oven
  • Baking trays
  • Baking/parchment paper


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F.
  • Line a baking sheet with baking/parchment paper.
  • Make sure your butter is room temperature and soft
  • Cream together the butter and sugars.
  • Mix in the eggs one at a time, and then the vanilla essence
  • Mix in the flour, baking powder and salt
  • Lastly, mix through the chocolate chips.
  • Roll the dough into balls and place onto the baking sheet, making sure to leave around 2cm/1 inch space between them all.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

You can always freeze the dough, and keep it for a later date!

Hot Chocolate


  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 cups whole fat milk
  • 200g/7 ounces dark/semisweet chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Whipped cream and cocoa powder for serving


  • Stovetop/hob


  • Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan, and turn the heat down to a low simmer.
  • Add in the cocoa powder and whisk it until no lumps remain.
  • Pour in the milk and bring it back to a simmer.
  • Add in the chocolate and sugar, and whisk continually until all the chocolate has melted, approx 5 minutes or so.
  • Pour into mugs, and top with some whipped cream and more cocoa powder.

Makes around 4 or 5 mugs’ worth.

If you like these recipes, have a go at making them, and let us know how it turns out!

If you’ve missed any of the previous recipes, find them HERE.

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