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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Chocolate Cookies


You will need:

8 tbsp unsalted butter
1 1/3 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar +2 tbsp
1 large egg
250 gms dark chocolate melted
1/2 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt

Method:Heat oven to 180 deg C. Line a baking tray with butter paper, set aside. In a mixing bowl using a cake beater mix together butter and sugar on meduim high speed until light and fluffy about 5 min. Add egg, mix on high speed to combine.

In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Add to butter mixture, mix on medium low speed to combine for about 20 seconds. Now add the melted chocolate and mix well.
Using two spoons, drop about 2 tsp batter on the baking sheet, repeat spacing them 3 " apart. Bake fo7 min. Sprinkle cookies with sugar and bake until just golden about 7 min. more. Slide butter paper onto a wire rack , let cool for 15 min. Store in airtight container.

Tips:
After mixing the dough keep it in the refrigerator for 15 to 20 min. When the dough is firm you can easily make a nice shape and flatten it on your palm.

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