Tag Archives: Chocolates

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

These cookies are not the most good-looking ones, but they are surely chewy and tasty!

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 and 1/2 cup quick oats
  1. Melt butter in a non-stick pan over medium heat
  2. Add milk, sugar and cocoa powder, stirring constantly until smooth
  3. Heat until boil for 1 minute
  4. Remove from heat, mix in vanilla extract
  5. Stir in oats
  6. Place tablespoonfuls on baking sheets or trays lined with waxed or parchment paper
  7. Cool in fridge until hardened, about 1 hour, enjoy! 

The cookies are best kept in the fridge.

 

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Triple Chocolate Cookies

I am a chocoholic,  but even if you are not, I am sure you will enjoy this recipe.

Makes about 2 dozens

  • 75 g unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F
  2. Sift flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder together, set aside
  3. Using an electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment, cream butter and sugar together at medium speed until fluffy
  4. Reduce speed to low, add eggs and vanilla extract
  5. Mix in flour mixture in 2-3 portions until blended, scrape sides and bottom of bowl   
  6. Stir in chocolate chips
  7. Place rounded tablespoons of dough on baking sheets lined with parchment paper, spacing 2 inches apart
  8. Bake for about 13-15 minutes
  9. Let cool on baking sheets for about 5 minutes, then transfer them on wire racks to cool completely

 

Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow

This will sure warm you up on a cold snowy day.

Makes 2 servings

2-3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons sugar
2 cups of milk
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
15-20 mini marshmallows

1. Heat milk in pot or microwave oven
2. Stir in cocoa powder and sugar
3. Add vanilla extract
4. Add marshmallows on top. Enjoy!

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins

My daughter and I worked together to get the taste right, even my son, who normally doesn’t like sweet things finds them yummy !

Makes about 16 muffins

  • 150 g unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 2  and 3/4 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 and 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 and 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Sift together flour, cocoa powder and baking soda, set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer, fitted with paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, and mix
  5. Add half of the flour mixture, then half of the milk and mix.  Then add the other halves and mix all together, scraping down sides of bowl
  6. Stir in chocolate chips
  7. Pour batter in lightly greased muffin paper cups to about three-quarters full
  8. Bake for about 20 minutes
  9. Let cool in muffin trays for about 2 minutes, then transfer to rack and cool completely

Batter is slightly runny and lumpy.  Check if muffins are done by putting a toothpick in the middle, it should come out clean.

Chocolate Chip Cookie

The chocolate chip cookie is probably the most popular cookie in the world. It’s been around for over 75 years!  WOW!  It is so yummy and easy to make.  You can dip it in a glass of milk or use it to make an ice-cream sandwich. You can also add nuts like pecans and walnuts (but beware of nut allergies! ) or dried fruits like raisins and cranberries.

Makes about 3 dozens

  • 2 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt, set aside
  3. Using an electric mixer, fitted with paddle attachment, cream together butter and both sugars at medium speed until fluffy
  4. Reduce speed to low, add eggs and vanilla, mix well
  5. Mix in flour mixture in 2-3 portions until well blended
  6. Stir in chocolate chips
  7. Place rounded tablespoons of dough on baking sheets lined with parchment paper, spacing 2 inches apart
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, rotating sheets halfway through, until edges turn golden but centres should still be soft
  9. Let cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes, then transfer them on wire racks until completely cooled

Cookies can be kept in dry, airtight containers for up to 5 days. When mixing dough, scrape sides and bottom of mixing bowl to make sure it is well blended. When baking, set timer to 10 minutes, check if cookies are ready before adding more time.