Sunday, February 8, 2015

That Almost Famous Cookies ... Almost

CNY is around the corner ... Last year I baked marble cakes for my colleagues which looks very miserable and small ... This year I am so motivated to bake something more?
I was thinking of Kek lapis .... CRAZY!!!! I'll over work my poor oven ... or macaroon it will look very classy but not yet pass as to date .... Cookies!!!! Idiot proof and I can't go wrong.
In total I bake 7 batches in 4 days... Not bad hor ... 
Why cookies? 1. It doesn't have to be pretty 2. No specific shape 3. All u need is 2 spoons to shape it.

I want to bake some cakes to go with the cookies but I won't be in so early tomorrow and I do not want to go around with big bags ... Heavy you know.

I hope the receiver will love the small token before I MIA from work hee hee

Stickers are design by my dear hubby ...

It looks reddish brown cos of the infused coffee oil.

It's reddish cos I added food coloring ... Due to upcoming festive holiday tong tong tong Chiang 

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 @

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