One Cookie Recipe - Ten Ways

Feeling creative in the kitchen? Time to get out the cookie recipes and make a treat for you office shout, next kid's birthday or just because it's Monday...


Isn't there an app for this cake mixer?



Basic Cookie Recipe

Makes about  12-24 cookies depending on size. 

For office shouts and kids parties try half-sized mini cookies to make your treats strech further and allow people to try several cookies without overdoing it.

125g butter (4 ounces)

1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
1 egg
1 3/4 cups self-raising flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup mix-ins (see below)

-Cream butter and sugar

-Add vanilla and egg
-Add flour and salt
-Stir in mix-ins
-Drop spoonfuls of mixture onto a non-stick tray
-Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 10-15 minutes

-One cooled you can decorate these cookies with icing or dip into melted white or dark chocolate and then nuts, coconut or sprinkles or try one of the variations in the recipe below


Variations:

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe


-Swap half the white sugar for brown sugar

-Add chocolate chips as mix ins

Double Chocolate Cookie Recipe


-Remove 2 tablespoons of flour and add 2 tablespoons of cocoa

-Add white chocolate chips as mix ins

Peanut Cookie Recipe


-Swap half the white sugar for brown

-Add peanuts as mix ins with 2 tablespoons of peanut butter

Honey, Cumin and Rosewater Cookie Recipe


-Add 1 tablespoon of honey

-Swap vanilla for 1 tablespoon of rosewater
-Sprinkle cumin seeds over biscuits before baking 

Chocolate Almond Cookie Recipe


-Remove 2 tablespoons of flour and add 2 tablespoons of cocoa

-Swap vanilla essence for almond essence
-Top biscuits with raw almonds before baking
-Dip the base in chocolate after cookies are cooled

Anzac (Oat and Raisin) Cookie Recipe


-Swap the white sugar for brown sugar

-Add half a cup of rolled oats and half a cup of raisins
-Add 1 teaspoon of mixed spice and half a teaspoon of cinnamon



White Chocolate and Macadamia Cookie Recipe

-Add 1/2 cup of macadamia nuts and 1/2 cup of white chocolate


Rainbow Cookie Recipe 

-Add 1 cup of mini m&ms or peanut m&ms


Fruit and Nut Cookie Recipe
 
-Add 1/2 cup of chopped mixed roasted nuts such as brazils, almonds, hazelnuts and pecans and 1/2 cup of sultanas


Chocolate Almond Cookie Recipe

-Add 1 tsp of almond essence 
-Place whole, raw almond on the tops of the cookies
-Drizzle the cookies with melted dark chocolate once they're cooked and cooled

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