Hello everyone! What have you been up to lately? I have been up to all sorts but tonight I'm going to relax and do some baking. Here is the recipe I always use for choc chip cookies, now you can have a relaxing evening of baking too! (And a fabulous weekend of gobbling cookies.)
Choc-chip Mint Cookies (from the Family Circle "Gorgeous Biscuits" book)Ingredients:
125g butter, cubed and softened
½ cup (125g) caster sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tsp peppermint essence (or vanilla)
1 ½ cups (185g) SR flour
1 tbsp cocoa powder
Pinch of salt
1 ¼ cups (220g) dark choc chips
Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius. (Also learn to type degrees symbol.)
Beat butter and sugar until creamy.
Add beaten egg gradually, beating well until combined.
Stir in peppermint essence.
Stir in sifted flour, cocoa and a pinch of salt.
Fold in choc bits.
Roll rounded teaspoons into balls and place well apart on trays; flatten slightly.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Makes 40, allegedly.