Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Almost Famous Cookies

For this coming Raya ... this is the only cookies I made (want to send to LA ... fuuuh I've never been to LA before but my cookies will reach there anytime soon... LOL!).  Cos MIL has her stash for Raya goodies and my friend, Nurul gave me Cornflakes Macaroons.  I do not want to bake more cookies cos last year was such a waste.  So I am contented with small amount of goodies this year.

But ... this year I will try some of the cake recipes that I saw online.  I hope it turns out well lah.

250g salted butter,softened (i used SCS)
200g light brown sugar
1/4 tsp salt 
1/2 tsp coffee oil
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup oats,processed to bits in a chopper (i put nestum instead)
1/4 cup ground almonds (i omit this)
1/2 cup of your favourite nuts,chopped finely (optional)(i put in chopped hazelnut)
1 pack of Nestle Tollhouse semi-sweet chocolate chips OR chocolate chunks 
300g self-raising flour 


This is the most important step,at least 2 hours before,or the night before,beat the egg with the vanilla and the coffee oil to infuse or you can do this the night before,refrigerate it then bring it to room temperature before baking.

Preheat oven to 160C.

To the softened butter,beat in the sugar and the salt to combine. Beat in the egg and stir in the processed oats,ground almonds,optional chopped nuts and the chocolate chunks. Sift the flour and fold it in,this dough will not be too stiff but not too wet either.

For small cookies,place half-tsp of the dough,spaced slightly apart on the cookie sheet and bake for 9 to 10 minutes.

For large cookies, place rounded tbsp of the dough spaced apart on the cookie sheet and bake for 20 to 22 minutes.

Cool completely and let it sit overnight in an airtight container,this is for the flavour and fragrance to develop further.

Source: Kak Rima @ www.bisousatoi.com

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