Friday, 27 June 2014

Double chocolate chip and mint cookies


These cookies are so delicious and so chocolatety that you can't stop at one only!

I added an additional 1/3 cup of flour to the dough mixture. Mades loads of cookies.

I brought them to share with my office friends n they really enjoyed them. What a wonderful recipe.

Ingredients used - not in picture vanilla essence

Dried peppermint leaves  8 teaspoon almost the whole packet used

1 cup SCS salted butter about 200gm softened 
1 cup of brown sugar
1 cup if caster sugar 
2 eggs at room temp
8 tsp of dried peppermint leaves
2 cups flour (1/3 more than original recipe)
1/3 cup Hershey's cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda 
250g Hershey's semi sweet choc chips
1 cup toasted walnuts chopped
1 tsp vanilla essence

Use a large bowl n cream the butter, n both sugars using a wooden spoon. 
Beat in the eggs.
Add in the vanilla n mix well.

In another bowl mix the flour, baking soda n cocoa powder.
Mix the dry mixture into the creamed mixture.

Stir in the peppermint leaves, walnut n chocolate chips

Keep in fridge to chill at least 30 mins.

Prepare lined trays.
Heat oven to 180 deg celcius.
Drop teaspoonful onto trays n spaced apart. 
Bake for about 9 minutes . 
Slide paper off tray. 
Then after a minute , slide cookies into cooling racks. 
Cookies are soft after baking n difficult to hold immediately. 
I also kept my dough in fridge between baking.
Recipe yields more than 60 pcs.

Before baking 

After baking 

They really taste good !!
Happy baking!

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