Thursday, 26 September 2013

Homemade Thursday - Chewy chocolate & peanut butter cookies

Well this week has been yet another mad one as I have two poorly little girls to look after :( Get well soon my princesses!
I have been baking though - it's one thing I do try and make time for whenever yummy treats to eat make snotty noses feel a bit better, don't they!?

I have a recipe for Chewy chocolate & peanut butter cookies this week - the recipe needs a little tweaking, I think...but they were so yummy I decided to blog it anyway.

  • 70g butter
  • 100g  light brown sugar
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp of crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tsp Vanilla bean paste/good extract
  • 1 egg
  • 125g plain flour
  • 0.5 tsp of bicarb
  • Pinch of salt
  • 170g of chocolate chips (dark or milk)

  • Preheat oven to 170C, gas mark 3
  • Cream the sugar with the butter
  • Add the peanut butter and mix until smooth
  • Beat in the egg and add the vanilla
  • Sift together the flour & bicarb and fold into the wet mixture
  • Finally add the chocolate chips and mix through.
  • Spoon onto a baking sheet or 2, keeping them well apart as they do spread quite a bit!
  • Bake for around 15-20 minutes
  • This made 8 huge ones but you can make them smaller if you wish; just check on them after 10-12 minutes
  • Leave to cool on the baking sheet as they are very soft and fragile straight from the oven. After 5-10 minutes you can carefully transfer them to a cooling rack or a plate, where they will harden a bit more.
This week we've also made awesome aliens with wooden spoons, and for the Great Bloggers Bake Off linky, I made this Fairy cake stand/toadstool! I'm SO looking forward to this weekends baking!!.....BUNS!

Anyway, that's my homemade week - what have you been making?
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Homemade Thursday

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You can read more about it here. If you have created anything this week - whether it's baking, needlework, knitting, painting, photography, scrapbooking, cardmaking, cooking from scratch - ANYTHING that made you use your creativity and you want to share with others....please share it during my weekly link up. I would love to see it!
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