Cookies

Oat and Raisin Cookies

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Ingredients
1. 1 cup raisins
2. 2 cups oats
3. 1⅓ cup flour
4. ½ teaspoon baking soda
5. ½ cup dark brown sugar
6. ⅓ cup white sugar
7. 2 tablespoon molasses
8. ½ cup butter, room temperature
9. 1 large egg
10. 1 teaspoon vanilla
11. ½ teaspoon cinnamon
12. ¼ teaspoon nutmeg

 

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Directions

  1. Soak the raisins in hot water for 30 minutes, drain and blot with kitchen towel to remove excess water.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients (oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg) and set aside.
  3. Mix butter, sugars, molasses, egg and vanilla.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and mix.
  5. Add the raisins and mix.
  6. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  7. Scoop cookie dough balls onto a lined baking sheet and bake in a 175°C preheated oven for 14-16 minutes, then lightly press each cookie down to flatten and bake for further 3-5 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool a wire rack.
  9. Enjoy.

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Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies

Ingredients

  1. 1 ¾ cup flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  3. ½ teaspoon baking soda
  4. ½ cup dark brown sugar
  5. 2 teaspoon ginger
  6. 1 teaspoon allspice
  7. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  8. 1 teaspoon cloves
  9. 1/3 cup butter, room temperature
  10. 1/3 cup syrup
  11. 1 egg
  12. ½ teaspoon vanilla

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Directions

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix all the wet ingredients and add in the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  3. Cover with plastic cling and refrigerate for an hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 175°C.
  5. Roll out the dough to your preferred thickness.
  6. Cut out some shapes with cookie cutters and place on a parchment paper lined baking try.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Cool and decorate if desired.
  9. Enjoy.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients

  1. ½ cup chocolate chips
  2. ½ cup butter, room temperature
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. 1 egg
  5. 1¾ cups flour
  6. ½ teaspoon vanilla
  7. ½ teaspoon baking soda
  8. ½ teaspoon nutmeg

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven at 180°C.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix flour, baking soda and nutmeg.
  3. In a separate bowl, add butter and sugar and mix.
  4. Add egg and vanilla and mix.
  5. Pour the flour mixture and chocolate chips into the wet ingredients mixture in two increments.
  6. Dust a baking sheet or cover with parchment paper.
  7. With an ice-cream scoop or two spoons, scoop the dough and spread evenly onto the baking sheet.
  8. Bake for about 12-15 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool.
  10. Enjoy.

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Christmas Cookies

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Ingredients

  1. Ready-made cookie dough
  2. Cookie cutters
  3. Rolling pin
  4. Flour

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Frosting/decorating

  1. Icing sugar
  2. Red and green food coloring
  3. 3 teaspoon of milk

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Directions

  1. Take the dough out of the freezer and let it defrost for between 1-2 hours.
  2. Slightly spread the dough with your hands on a flat surface dusted with some flour.
  3. Dust the rolling pin with flour and roll the dough out. Do not roll too thinly.
  4. Cut out shapes with cookie cutters, place on a baking tray and bake for about 10 minutes.
  5. Remove for the tray and let cool completely.
  6. Mix the icing sugar with milk and divide into three parts. Leave one part white and add red food coloring to one part and green to the other.
  7. Decorate as you wish.
  8. Enjoy.

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