Achill Island Sea Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies with The Proper Chocolate Company

Chewy, yet crispy cookies with chunks of The Proper Chocolate Company 70% Cocoa with Nibs & Achill Island Sea Salt Dark Chocolate along with subtle bursts of salty goodness from a scattering of Achill Island Salt Flakes. This cookie recipe is our favourite yet and can be whipped up in no time for a perfect little treat with a cuppa!

 Achill Island Sea Salted Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe


  • 120g Butter
  • 100g Soft Brown Sugar
  • 75g Castor Sugar
  • 1 Egg 
  • Seeds of 1 Vanilla Pod/ 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 190g Plain Flour
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 80g of The Proper Chocolate Company 70% Cocoa with Nibs & Achill Island Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Tablet


  1. Mix the butter and sugars in a bowl using an electric mixer until light and fluffy. 
  2. Add in the vanilla and egg and beat until combined
  3. Mix together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and sea salt and slowly beat this into the butter, sugar and egg mixture until it is all combined. 
  4. Chop up the chocolate into chunks and stir them into the mix until evenly distributed. 
  5. Using your hands, roll the dough into small evenly sized balls, place on a plate in the fridge for 30 mins to chill. 
  6. Heat the oven to 180°C and line a baking sheet. 
  7. Space out the cookie dough balls onto the baking sheets and bake for 13 mins. 
  8. They should be slightly soft when you take them out but will firm up once cooled. Allow them to cool on a wire tray. 
  9. Sprinkle a few flakes of Achill Island Sea Salt on the tops before serving.


The Proper Chocolate Company is one of our lovely partners who use Achill Island Sea Salt in their chocolates. If you'd like to learn more about their story, production and products check out our interview with Kelli over on our blog. 

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