A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Craftster Tip:  You can organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 315,891
Currently Running With Scissors:
268 Guests and 6 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Mint chocolate chip cookies for the in-laws. {With tutorial!}  (Read 1890 times)
Tags for this thread: chocolate_chip_cookie , chocolate_chip , recipe , cookie  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit  
RainbowTilt
« on: March 24, 2008 07:21:06 PM »

Ok, so after about five months of dating, you have to meet the in-laws right?
Oh yes, and I was also meeting his whole family at a barbeque.
So being the wonderful girlfriend and person that I am, I phoned in advance to ask if I should bring anything. I was told that something for the dessert table would be good, but as they already had cake and ice-cream, something different please.

So that would be cookies then?



I apologise for the terrible phone picture.
They turned out beautifully, and tasted great.
It's a Nigella Lawson recipe, but I'll type it up  Smiley

Tutorial

1 cup soft butter
1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
1 1/2 cups plain flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups dark chocolate chips

For the glaze

3/4 cups icing sugar
1x15ml tablespoon cocoa, sieved
2x15ml tablespoons boiling water
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract (I used 3 crushed menthol tic-tacs, I'm nothing if not thrifty -nod-)

1//Preheat oven to 180 C
2// Cream butter and sugar, then beat in the vanilla extract and egg
3//Mix flour, cocoa and baking powder and gradually beat into mixture. Fold in chocolate chips.
4//Scoop out scoops of cookie dough and place on a lined baking sheet, leaving a little space in between.
5//Bake in oven for 12 minutes. Then leave to cool on top of kitchen roll (to catch any escaping glaze later).
6//Put the glaze ingredients into a saucepan and heat until combined.
7//Using a teaspoon, zig-zag the glaze over each cooling cookie.

Enjoy!
« Last Edit: March 25, 2008 07:21:17 AM by RainbowTilt » THIS ROCKS   Logged
kcartwright856
Offline Offline

Posts: 637
Joined: 20-Jan-2008
Artist, cat lady, boy mom, fibro warrior, dreamer.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2008 11:01:51 PM »

I love that you used Tic-Tacs instead of peppermint extract!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
nykole6412
Offline Offline

Posts: 632
Joined: 12-Jul-2006

i wish i was on southpark


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2008 01:45:09 AM »

yum! how'd meeting the fam go?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
RainbowTilt
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2008 03:25:57 PM »

Thanks for your comments  Grin

Meeting the family went well! I was not shunned or tutted at, so all in all it went quite well.

I was very popular with the young family members for providing something chocolatey lol  Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search
Crafting Ideas
Crafting How-Tos
Crafting Ideas
Crafting Topics



Latest Blog Articles
Ode To Coffee
Meal Prep Monday: Chicken Pot Pie
@Home This Weekend: DIY Room Divider



Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org, © 2009-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands