Archive of ‘Cookies’ category

Mint chocolate cookies

Chocolate mint cookies
I baked these cookies last week for my cast – lots of chocolate (for energy) and mints (for obvious reasons when you’re about to talk loudly in close quarters with someone) are always consumed back stage.

They’re not usually consumed together, but these seemed appropriate all the same. (more…)

Cornflake and sultana cookies

Cornflake and sultana cookies

So, let’s start with the important things, what do you think of my new coffee cups? Nice huh?

I think they highlight the lovely butteriness / cornflake crunchiness / sultana chewiness / general goodness  in the cookies perfectly. (more…)

Lemon cookies

lemon cookies on a plate

Fresh lemon is one of the universal ingredients I think most kitchens need. Some fresh zest or juice really adds a POW to almost anything. In sweet baked goods I adore the tartness lemon can add.

And like most fun things in life, lemon recipes are better really tarty (*snigger*). (more…)

Afghan biscuits

Afghan biscuit on a plate
An Afghan biscuit is a traditional New Zealand biscuit made from cocoa powder, butter, flour and cornflakes, topped with chocolate icing and a nut. Like any decent thing that comes from New Zealand, we Australian’s like to claim it (you can have Russel Crowe back now). (more…)

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