Sunday, 25 December 2011

Choco chip cookies

Winter season brings in the celebration of Christmas followed with the coming happy new year, So let us enjoy and welcome the new year with some delicious and tasty dishes enjoyed with our dear ones....!!!

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Chocochip cookies

1 cup refined flour(maida)
3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
3-4 tablespoon milk
2-3 tablespoon crushed chocolate pieces

Preheat the oven at 180 degree.
In a bowl mix the butter and sugar properly with help of a hand blender till it gets light and fluffy.
In another bowl, sieve flour, baking powder and cocoa powder. Mix this well too.
Flour, cocoa and baking powder
Add the crushed chocolate to this mixture.
Now mix all the dry and wet ingredients(butter/sugar mixture with the flour mixture) and knead a soft dough.
dough ready for cookies
Use little portions of milk if the dough is drying .
Roll out small balls out of the dough. Press each ball slightly and shape it into a cookie. Sprinkle small portions of crushed chocolate over these raw cookies.
Grease a non stick tray and place the cookies on it providing a space of 5 cm between each cookie.
cookies ready to bake
Bake the cookies in the oven for about 25-30 minutes at 180 degree.
baked cookies
Yummy and chocolaty chocochip cookies are ready!!!. Serve them at tea time with family and dear ones.
Optional notes:
In case cocoa powder is not available one can use drinking chocolate powder.
While making baked items be very sure of the measurements of the ingredients mentioned in the recipe or else the baking would not appear as expected.
One can make variations of cookies by adding dry fruits, hazelnuts, or sesame seeds.
One can prepare cookies in advance and store them in an air tight container for later servings.

Enjoy other recipes for Christmas and new year:

 Assorted chocolates  
 Bread pizza 
Baked vegetable  

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