Tuesday, July 20, 2010

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Gonna celebrate 2 of my friends' birthdays tomorrow. Decided to make cookies for them as birthday presents! Reused my Anna Olson's recipe, modified a little to reduce the fat and sugar content with minimal effect on the result. This time I also divided the cookie dough into two and added white chocolate and macadamia nuts to one portion, and milk chocolate to the other.

Decided to use chopped chocolate bar for the milk chocolate portion because I have this bar of baking chocolate lying around since I started baking few months ago. Was dumb and bought random chocolates which labeled "for baking" without considering the percentage of cocoa hahahha It actually gave a pretty good result because the chocolates are chopped coarsely so it gave a generous dosage per bite which melted nicely on the tongue. The chocolate shavings which came off from the bar during the slicing also gave the cookie a rustic look.

For the white chocolate portion, am pretty pleased that I didn't burn them this time. My previous 2 attempts baking them at the typical cookie baking temperature burnt the white chocolate chips and the appearance wasn't too....appealing.

Looks like I need a bigger cooling rack :/

Birthday Cookies! (adapted from Anna Olson's Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe)

140g all purpose flour
75g butter, room temperature
20g white sugar
85g brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 egg
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp corn flour
50g white chocolate chips
40g macadamia nuts

1. Preheat oven to 175°C
2. Cream sugar and butter
3. Add in beaten egg and mix well, then add in vanilla extract
4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt, mix well
5. Add flour mixture to wet mixture and fold in till well combined
6. Stir in chocolate chips & nuts
7. Drop tablespoons full of cookie dough onto aluminium prepared trays
8. Bake for 10 mins and transfer to wire rack to cool...and profittttt!!! xD

No comments:

Post a Comment