Chocolate butter cookies
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Christmas if over, New Year and it’s new goals are set. So we have just to wait for another great festival – St.Valentine day. But Christmas stil is something special – because we spend so much time thinking about our family and friend. And I think that to give is more important in that day then to get.
This year I got a small present from Ineta from Gamyklėlė blog. Thank you very much – it was really sweet 🙂
And now a little bit about cookies. I chose them because in the recipe it was written that they don’t spread. Yes, it’s correct. But I expected more crunchy, and they were soft. But they hole the form very well and are really delicious. I gave them as a present in my job. They disappeared in minutes 🙂 And I was asked for the recipes. So here it goes:
Chocolate butter cookies
Yields: 40 cookies
Calories: 60 kcal / cookie
1 cup = 237 ml
- 140 g butter
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla sugar
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/3 tsp. baking powder
- 1/3 cup cocoa
- 1 1/2 cup flour
- Cream room temperature butter with sugar. Add eggs and vanilla sugar. Mix well.
- Add baking powder and salt and mix again. Stir in the cocoa. Add flour in a few steps. The dough should be soft.
- Rap dough in food film and put in a fridge to chill (there it should be from 1 hour till you will have time to bake cookies). If you don’t have time to wait – just add 1/4 cup of flour.
- Take dough out of the fridge. Roll out on lightly floured surface.
- Cut cookies with forms and place on a baking tray, lined with baking paper.
- Bake at 180°C for 6 1/2 minutes.
It was the first time when cake dissapeared so quickly. And even more – almost everyone asked for the recipe. 🙂 I was really pleased. So I write down here the recipe without a queue (in the queue there are five more recipes).
If you still have zucchini, you should bake these muffins. They are moist as all baking with zucchini, but poppy seed gives some new flavour.
When today children heard that will be these waffles for lunch, impatiently waited until they baked and of course waffles disappeared quickly. Daughter even after a dance session ate all leftovers. She literally licked the plate clean (I had to look carefully into the plate to understand that it was not washed out :)). But don’t think that some wild people live down here in our house, I have to mention that she licked the sauce with waffle, not with the tongue 🙂
One more healthy recipe that I found in books about healthy living. It’s without diary products – that was one good point for me. Another thing – it’s with flaxseed. I’m trying to use them more in our daily family diet. So I almost ran to the kitchen and mixed it. I really recommend to let soak flaxseed meal in water for a few minutes, or your shake will be with hard small parts. But if you will be patient – shake will be very thick and creamy.
When me and my hubby for dinner want only salads, I know that my kids won’t aprove it. So I bake for them these pizza muffins and we eat them with the salads 🙂 They are very easy and quick, I think even a kid can bake them. The only thing I can say – I don’t know how they taste when completely cooled down or on the next day – we eat them warm and all at once.