Showing posts from January, 2011

Chinese New Year Cookies: Chocolate Chip Cookies

After baking green pea cookies and receive many good comments, that actually boost up my confident level to make other type which am adapting from Rasa Malaysia ’s recipe. I find that it’s even more easy to make compared to Green Pea Cookies and even Peanut Cookies. When I made that for the first time, hubby wasn’t really like the shape of this cookies, but of course, when it’s out from the oven, the entire kitchen was full of chocolate smell. Ingredients : 250g butter 120g castor sugar + 100g brown sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 320g all purpose flour 80g corn flour or corn starch 1/4 tsp baking soda 2 tbsp cocoa powder – optional 100g almond nibs (chopped almonds) 250g chocolate chips Method : Preheat the oven 200 degree Celsius for 20 minutes. Combine all dried ingredients into a mixing bowl, mixed well. Beat the butter, castor sugar and brown sugar till creamy. Add the lightly beaten eggs. Gradually add on the flours in the mixing bowl. As well as cocoa powder if y

Chinese New Year Cookies: Green Pea Cookies

When comes to this season, everyone is busy baking, buying and decorating. Baking as in baking cookies, buying as in buying food for reunion dinner, and buying new clothes for the new year, decorating is to decorate your house as bright as beautiful as possible and hoping that will bring the luck and prosperous to the family. This would be my 1st time after 8 years of not making any… wonder how would it taste like… and seriously, the excitement for making this for the family is still the same. Making this for my younger sister… this is her all time favourite. I wonder will she like this version which added sesame oil in the dough. Anyway, … when I bake this, the whole house is full of sesame aroma. I adapted Lingze ’s recipe on this and that could make about 100 over cookies. Ingredients 300g ground green pea 175g icing sugar 300g all purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 200g corn oil 20g sesame oil 1 small egg (for egg wash) Method Weigh all dry ingredients per wha