May 21, 2020

Cookies have been my go-to snack lately, especially during work hours. Aside from the energy boost it gives you, they’re also really convenient to eat—I can easily hold one in one hand as I  type on my laptop with the other. 

If you frequently eat cookies like me, it might be a good idea to make homemade ones instead of eating the store-bought kind so that you can control the sugar and fat content. Here are five easy-to-make recipes you can begin trying in the kitchen.

Chocolate cookies with white chocolate chunks

Why not replace the usual milk chocolate chips with white chocolate chips? The fudgy texture of the chocolate cookies brings out the creaminess of the white chocolate chunks, making for an even chewier combination.

Spritz cookies

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Light, crisp & buttery🍪🍪… we were going for spritz cookies but with no cookie press and no piping finesse, we worked with what we’ve got and ended up with these ‘spritz cookies wannabes’😜😁🙈…still light, still crisp, still buttery and an absolute treat to the tastebuds!!😋🤩😁…and let’s not even get started on that waft that goes on and on and on…sigh!!☺️😋…#HomemadeCookies #HomemadeSpritzCookies #FreshlyBakedCookies #CookieBake #CookieArt #YummyCookies #TreatToTasteBuds #CookieDelight #CookieOClock #TeaTimeTreats #SpritzCookies #SwedishCookies #CookieLove #CookieRecipe #CookieCrew #MakeItWork #WorkWithWhatYouveGot #CookieTwist #ButteryCookies #BeautyInSimplicity #SweetTreats #LoveWhatYouEat #CookieCutterArt #GoodFoodMood #GoodFood #GoodTimes #HappyPeople #HappyDays #MkarakaraAPassion #Grateful 😊 . . 📜🖌 225g unsalted butter (room temperature) 100g granulated sugar 2 large eggs yolks 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 260g all plain flour Generous pinch of salt . . 👩🏾‍🍳 Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C / 160°C Fan. . Prepare the baking tray(s) and set aside. . In a suitable bowl beat the butter and sugar together for 2-3 minutes until fluffy. . Add the egg yolks and vanilla and beat until incorporated nicely, scrapping down the sides if need be. . Add the flour and salt and mix until you have a smooth, soft dough. . Use a cookie press to press out the cookie shapes onto the baking tray(s) or put the dough in a piping bag and pipe out the shapes onto the tray(s). Space the cookies about 5cm apart. I simply made little ball shapes, pressed them down slightly with my palm and used cookie cutters to decorate 😊. . Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes or just until the edges are barely tinged with brown. . Remove from the oven and gently transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely. . Decorate further if you wish, grab a cuppa, a coffee or a hot chocolate and…Enjoy!! 💛

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This variation of butter cookies is popular during the holiday season, but you can make it even without any special occasion. Its light, crisp and buttery texture pairs well with a cup of tea, hot chocolate or coffee.

Mochi cookies

If you love mochi or rice cake, this Korean snack will definitely have you rushing to the kitchen in no time. With a mix of cookies and mochi as its filling, this recipe takes “chewy” to the next level. While using steam for making mochi is more advisable, you can also microwave the mochi mixture under high heat for 30 seconds; stir well and repeat until the mochi is ready. You can also check out a pandan coconut version of this recipe here.

DoubleTree by Hilton cookies

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It’s not just the secret recipe revealed that makes this Signature DoubleTree Hotel Chocolate Chip Cookie so dang delicious, but it was a total walk down memory lane at first bite! When I was a flight attendant, you’d hit the “hotel jackpot” if DoubleTree was the layover hotel – because “the cookie” was waiting. I must applaud @doubletree by @hiltonhotels for releasing this amazing recipe to provide more comfort during an extended time at home, and while I love baking them here, I will certainly look forward to having one handed to me again at hotel check-in when I can travel again. Head over to IGTV at @thebakefeed for my video and learn the secret ingredients that make this cookie so unique. Recipe is also linked in my profile. #thebakefeed #doubletreecookies #doubletreebyhilton

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In case you missed it, the American hotel chain DoubleTree by Hilton revealed the recipe for their signature chocolate chip cookies. With ingredients like lemon juice, rolled oats, cinnamon and chopped walnuts, it’s a step up from your regular chocolate chip cookies. It’s the first-ever food baked in space, too. 

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here’s a recipe for travelers who miss being out and about: the famous chocolate chip cookies from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. A single recipe can yield around three dozens of cookies despite having nine ingredients only, which you can also easily find in your baking stash. The familiar taste of these treats to those who frequent Walt Disney World Resort is its main point, but even those who have never tasted its original version will enjoy its thick texture and sweet taste.

 

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