I wouldnt say these are the best cookies ever but the best healthy cookies. Kids didnt like it but dipped in milk they loved it. I guess they like cookies in any form and shape!
This recipe has been in my mail for some time. I got this from Simply.Food and i really didnt notice it was eggless till i started to make it. The final verdict i and hubby loved it. A guilt free tea time snack and very easy to bake!
i made this in bite sizes but in the pic it really looks large! Kids have been asking for cookies for a long time. Iwasnted to make a different choc chip cookie and then i came across this.
When i saw this recipe in 101 cookbooks i made it right away with my kids. Made some minor changes. My daughter suggested she wanted to add Hersheys unsweetened cocoa powder so i added 2 tbsps of it. Rest all the same but reduced the sweetness a little bit.
5 ounces good-quality semi-sweet chocolate bar
1 cup wholemeal flour
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup walnuts, very, very finely chopped
1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup natural cane sugar (or brown sugar)
1 tablespoon organic unsulphured molasses (blackstrap)
1 large egg
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
School holidays sure make you busy! No matter what kids demand a lot of things to eat or should i say they eat a lot of unhealthy snacks at this time. So i opt to make healthier versions at home. these Big and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies is adapted from Farenheit 350 i made a few changes in the recipe to make it more healthier because i have been baking a lot during the holidays so i didn’t want my kids to eat more sugar and plain flour.
Hot from the oven the first batch i didnt even get to see them lined up properly!! Both of them finished it with in minutes!
1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
½ cup honey
Cream together until smooth
2 teaspoons vanilla
Whip together until light and fluffy
2 cups flour
1/2 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup ground flax seeds
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
Drop spoonfuls or half spoonfuls as you want and bake for 7-9 mts at 180 C
If you are making crispy cookies bake longer. My kids like chewy ones so i dont bake them longer. Also if you are making big ones you might need to bake longer.
The first batch i made was chewy ones the second batch crispy which got burned a bit after baking longer! All the crispy ones are left now and i cant even find a chewy one to eat!
Today morning when R woke up she asked me what i was making special today. As kids grow up almost everyday is going to be special and everyday they demand something special or some kind of goodies!
Here you go sweeties.. Double chocolate chip cookies for my dear daughter who loves any form of chocolate and blueberry muffins for my dear son who think boys should eat everything ‘blue’. I wonder from where he got the idea! LOL! And what all things he will learn like this when he goes to school next year!
To Die For Blueberry Muffins!!
These muffins came our soft and moist and it really tasted good. i didnt think it would be this good with frozen thawed berries but it is yummmm!
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 cup melted butter
1/3 cup milk
1 cup frozen thawed blueberries
For the topping:
1/4 cup plus 1 tblsp white sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
How to make :
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease muffin cups or line with muffin liners.
Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. In another bowl combine butter,egg and milk and mix well. Mix this with flour mixture. Fold in blueberries. Fill 3/4th of the muffin cups and sprinkle with crumb topping mixture.
To Make Crumb Topping: Mix together sugar, flour, butter, and cinnamon. Mix with fork, and sprinkle over muffins before baking.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until done.
Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
This cookie recipe was given to me by my friend Jen. But as R wanted double chocolate i added cocoa powder to it. Still it came out so soft and moist!
1 cup all purpose flour
1 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp melted butter
1/2 cup white sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg yolk
1 cup semi-sweet chips
Chocolate chip cookies are my kids favorite. They can eat up to 4-5 cookies in one shot.. LOL! I make them often but before i can take a pic of these they will be finished! My daughter doesn’t even wait for them to cool down she loves them when its warm and the choco chip are meting! (Girls!)
So today a cozy saturday morning everyone are asleep i woke up early and decided to make some of these to surprise them. I could luciky make a batch before all of them woke up and finally take a pic of it!
The changes i made are – I added only 1 cup chocolate chips instead of 2. And i did not melt the chip. I added them straight away. This is a fool proof recipe. I really enjoyed making those.
After i made the yummy muffins today my daughter said SHE wants to make chocolate chip cookies!!! i said why not? any ways with all the rain the kids was very bored and they had nothing much to do a home. I tried this recipe before but that time i didn’t have any cocoa powder. This time i had it so i followed the exact recipe and it was sooooo chocolaaateeee and wonderful…