- 250g softened butter
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 2 1/4 cups plain flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp of salt
- 375g pack of dark chocolate buds
- Preheat oven to 190 celsius.
- In a large bowl, combine the butter, white sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract.
- Add eggs one at a time and stir them in.
- Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into the mixture and stir through.
- Add in dark chocolate buds and fold it all in.
- Scoop out about 1 tablespoon in size and place on a tray lined with baking paper. Press ball down to flatten (optional).
- Cook for 9 minutes then remove and allow to cool slightly before moving them to a cooling rack.
- Stored in an airtight container, these cookies can last several days.
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- 140g Icing Sugar
- 1tsp Vanilla Extract
- 250g Butter
- 1 Egg Yolk
- 375g Flour
- 235g Icing Sugar
- 1 Egg White
- 3 Tsp Cold Water
- Mix together the butter, icing sugar, vanilla and the egg yolk, setting the egg white aside for the icing.
- Cream together the mixture and add in the flour a little bit at a time until it forms a dough.
- Wrap the dough in cling film and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 190oC.
- Spread flour on the worktop and roll out the dough with a rolling pin.
- Using your christmas cookie cutters, cut out shapes and put them on a lined baking tray.
- Bake for about 10-12 minutes until they are lightly golden brown.
- Carefully slide them off the tray and onto a cooling rack.
- While your cookies are cooling down, mix the icing sugar with the egg white, and add a teaspoon at a time of cold water.
- Spoon the mixture into a piping bag with a thin nozzle, and pipe onto the cooled cookies.
- 1 cup plain flour
- 1 cup desiccated coconut
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 125g unsalted butter
- 2 tbs honey
- 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
- Combine the flour, coconut, rolled oats and sugar into the mixer for 1 minute.
- Place the butter and honey in a microwave safe bowl and heat for 1 minute.
- Combine 3 tbsp of warm water and 1/2 tsp of bicarbonate of soda in a small bowl.
- Add to the oat mixture along with the butter. Stir until well combined.
- Roll tablespoonfuls of the mixture into balls and place on the lined trays, allowing space for spreading.
- Gently press each ball to flatten slightly.
- Bake for 15 minutes for crisp biscuits.
- Set aside on the trays to cool completely.