One Cookie….. Two Cookies…. Three Cookies
That’s how Otu (My 2 yr Old son) was counting cookies by watching a “counting for kids video” running on TV. Suddenly, I started hearing “Cookies, Cookies…. Mamma….I want cookies”.
First it was just Otu, and within seconds two more monsters Tisha and Renne joined him. Ratio of Power just got shifted to 3:1, in fact 3:0, because, I don’t have any say, when all three kids unite against me 😛
Only reasonable thing to do next was to convince them that they will shortly receive some cookies. On that note, I was wondering why do kids always want that particular food item, which just got out of stock. :O
So, I went ahead and made some plain chocolate chip cookies. But, nothing is plain when it comes to cooking. Problem being, I try something new every time I make something. So what new now? Well, you have to read more to know that.
Here is the simplest Recipe for chocolate chip cookies.
2 ¼ Cup All Purpose Flour
1 tbsp Salt
1 Cup Butter
¾ Cup Sugar
¾ Cup Brown Sugar
1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
2 Large Eggs
2 Cup Chocolate Morsels (was out of them, so used butterscotch morsels)
1 Cup chopped Nuts
Preheat the Oven to 375 degree F.
Mix Flour, Baking Soda and salt.
Beat butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in another bowl. Add eggs to it, one at a time, mixing thoroughly.
Mix the flour mixture with egg mixture.
Add morsels and nuts, stir well.
Now make small rolls and place them in baking sheet.
Bake for 9 to 11 Minutes.
Let them rest for 2 minutes, and Ready to go.
But, what was new that I talked about? Well, it got more to do with presentation.
So, instead of chocolate, I used butterscotch morsels, for the one thing.
Next to do was use shredded coconut. For this, roll your small cookie dough into shredded coconut, and then bake.
Third, I used my pineapple jam, as filling. Just placed a half spoon of it in the middle. Baked and done.
Fourth, I used chocolate syrup to do some fancy work on some of the plain cookies.
Fifth, did some mix n match.
After 10 minutes, Otu and Tisha were jumping and clapping seeing their cookies in different flavors. Renne as usual has by now forgotten about the cookies, and was busy destroying one of my book. Next mission, save the Books.
P.S. half of the cookies were finished in an hour 🙂