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5 different kinds of cookie recipes

Harshit Verma  |  Dec 19, 2016

With winters setting in and the Christmas season around, cakes and cookies are the most wanted sides relished with coffee or tea. Imagine you and your flatmate sitting in the living room with a quilt around, sipping hot cocoa, coffee or tea with some relishing and scrumptious cookies? Amazingly delicious! Right? Here, we bring forth 5 different kinds of cookie recipes that you must try with your roomie. It is time to muster up the innovative cooking side of yours

1. The ever time favorite – chocolate chips cookies

What you need:

  • One cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • Two cups white chocolate chips
  • Two teaspoons virgin vanilla extract
  • Three/fourth cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • Three/fourth cup white sugar granulated
  • One cup melted unsalted butter
  • Half teaspoon salt – to taste
  • One teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 and a half cup of all-purpose flour

Method:

Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees F. Now stirs the salt, baking soda and flour together and set it aside. Take a large bowl, add butter, brown and white sugar and mix it using electric mixer until it becomes light in color and creamy in texture. This should be done ideally for 4 minutes. Now add eggs and vanilla and on low-speed mix again. Add this to flour mixture and mix again until creamy. Add nuts and chocolate chips. Drop by using a tablespoon on a greasy cookie/butter sheet, keeping 2 inches distance between each drop. Bake for about 9 to 11 minutes. Now transfer the cookies to wire rack for cooling. You can store in airtight container at room temperature and enjoy with hot cocoa. 

2. For a calorie conscious flatmate – chewy oatmeal raisin cookie

What you need:

  • One cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • Sixteen tablespoons soft unsalted butter
  • Half teaspoon salt
  • One-fourth teaspoon fresh nuts (grated)
  • Half teaspoon baking powder
  • One and a half cup of all-purpose flour
  • One and a half cups raisins
  • Three cups oats
  • Two eggs
  • One cup white sugar granulated

Method:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Whisk the all-purpose flour, salt, nutmeg, baking powder in a bowl. Now beat butter and white & brown sugar with electric mixer or hand until creamy. Add eggs and beat. Now add flour mixture and mix. Finally, add oats and raisins and blend nicely. Now take two tablespoons of the dough and make 2 inch balls. Flatten them and place on the cookie sheet that is greased. Keep a distance of 2 inches. Bake the cookies for 20-25 minutes. Allow them to cool for 30 minutes before you taste them.

3. For the strawberry fan – soldier buttons

What you need:

  • One fourth cup strawberry preserves
  • One teaspoon vanilla extract
  • One egg
  • One cup sugar
  • One cup melted butter
  • Two cups flour

Method:

Add vanilla extract, egg, butter, sugar and flour in a bowl and mix well. Shape the dough into balls of one to two inches, create a small hole in the middle and place them on the cookie sheet. Now add strawberry jam to each hole. Bake the cookies for 12 minutes until they become golden brown. Allow them to cool for 30 minutes. Taste them with hot piping tea.

4. For the nutty lover: pine nut drops

What you need:

  • Two cups raw pine nuts
  • One teaspoon baking soda
  • Half teaspoon kosher salt
  • Two cups flour
  • One egg
  • One teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Two tablespoon corn syrup
  • Half cup white sugar granulated
  • One cup brown sugar
  • Two sticks melted butter

Method:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Add vanilla extract, corn syrup, white and brown sugar, butter to a bowl and beat it with an electric mixer for three minutes. Now add egg and beat again. Whilst baking soda, salt, and flour in another bowl. Now mix the egg mixture into flour mixture and blend. Make small dough balls and roll them in the pine nuts placed on a plate. Place these balls on cookie sheet and bake them until brown (ideal time: 12 to 15 minutes). Cool them for 5 minutes and transfer to wire racks. Enjoy the pine nut drops with piping cappuccino.

5. For a sweet tooth flatmate – Swedish angel crisps cookie

What you need:

  • Sugar for rolling the cookie
  • Half cup nuts chopped
  • One teaspoon tartar cream
  • One teaspoon baking soda
  • Two cups flour
  • One teaspoon vanilla extract
  • One egg
  • Half cup butter
  • Half cup shortening
  • Half cup brown sugar
  • Half cup white sugar

Method:

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Add butter, sugar and shortening to bowl and cream them together. In a different bowl, stir vanilla and egg. In another bowl stir tartar, baking soda and flour. Now add the sugar and egg mixture. Blend well. Form balls and roll them in nuts and sugar. Place on greasy cookie sheet and bake them for 12-15 minutes. Allow them to cool at room temperature before you serve it.

Cooking together with your flatmate is definitely intimidating. So strengthen the bond, while baking cookies and enjoy it with hot coffee on a wintry evening.