Reminder Cookies

Posted in - Bake & gluten free & Tea Time on May 12th 2020 0 Comments

Today I was asked for ‘those yummy chewy cookies’ and I really couldn’t remember … so that is where this blog comes into action.  The reason I started this in the first place was because of being chaotic and forgetting recipes so for my own benefit I started this because I would not be able to forget a recipe if it is online.  Then things developed a bit with books and now I am back to where I was at the beginning.  Except I have plans.  Stay tuned for probably around September, fingers crossed.

We eat too many biscuits, so that now I put out pineapple or something like that for lockdown homeschool snack. Fruit, no matter how exotic is not a chewy choc chip cookie.  With sugar overload in mind (and having no brown sugar in the house), I used coconut sugar.  They are not quite as good as using brown sugar, but Olivia loves them and that’s all I need. Mats is not fussy when it comes to biscuits, so job done.

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125g unsalted butter
110 soft brown sugar or coconut sugar
110 golden caster sugar (or standard)
1 egg
1tsp vanilla extract
220g gluten free self raising flour
2 handfuls of choc chip cookies or sultanas or whatever you like.

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/370F
  2. Mix the sugars and butter together until light and fluffy.
  3.  Add the eggs one at a time, and the vanilla, mixing in for a few seconds before adding the flour.  Do not mix the eggs for too long before adding the flour so that you avoid a split mixture. Add the choc chips or whatever you choose.
  4.  With your clean hands or spoons dipped in hot water, roll pingpong size balls and press them lightly onto a lined baking tray.
  5.  Bake for 8 minutes before removing from the oven and allowing to cool on the tray. They will not appear cooked but when they have cooled on the tray will maintain a chewy texture.

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