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.
Magic cookies – they always disappear the first day you bake them. I know that Forelle has cookies alike, just even better – with nuts. But now I”m ok without nuts 🙂
I don’t know why but I look at baking with dried fruits suspiciously. But now I’m ashamed… I baked these muffins and ate half of them all by my self… Sour milk gave the taste of cottage cheese. Strange, but we like it 🙂
We don’t eat smoked bacon with onions and bread often, just sometimes 🙂 But after visiting family in farm we got a big cut of smoked bacon. So I baked buns with bacon. I just love them, but my hubby don’t. Anyway, I baked and froze a lot of buns, so now I have snack or breakfast for a long time:)
I bake this bread more then a year. But as always, the best recipes hardly reach the blog 🙂 Because I bake it very often and know all ingredients in my head. This bread is perfect. Really 🙂 After founding this bread I don’t buy any bread at store. Or maybe just in big gatherings when I don’t have time to bake more of this bread. 🙂
I bookmarked this recipe long ago. And this week everyday after work I thought to bake it, but… This weekend I said “now or never” and I’m happy to say that it was “now”. I baked it from half portion and made a mistake. When my hubby tasted it he said “I my God, you’ll have to bake it again”. The little one was crying near the empty plate pleasing for more 🙁 Good to know that I still have some cherries in the freezer, so they won’t have to wait very long 🙂