Most women look for recipes that can be served as dinner or lunch. They are usually unaware of what to serve their family with tea. There are a lot of snacks available in the market, but they are costly as well as unhealthy. So, there should be a solution, which suits everyone in the family.
Baking cookies is common with tea, and it is also fun to make, and people of all ages love to consume them. Although there are different kinds available in the market, but baking cookies at home are cheap and you can always experiment by adding ingredients of your own choice, while cooking something at home.
Chrissie's biscuits are quite easy to make and they are really delicious. They can be baked in very little time and can be eaten with tea or coffee during the day.
Preparation Time: 25-30 minutes
Serving Size: 20
Utensils: Medium bowl, Large bowl, Mixing spoon, Measuring cups and spoons, Cookie or baking sheet, Spatula, Wax paper (optional), Cooling rack (optional),Mixer or whisk, Oven mitts or gloves
- 2 1/4 cups flour (280 g)
- 1 teaspoon salt (4.7 g)
- 1 teaspoon baking soda (2.3 g)
- 1 cup butter, softened but not melted (2 standard American sticks / 800 g)
- You can use sunflower oil as a substitute
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar (165 g)
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar (150 g)
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (5 ml)
- 1 to 2 cups chocolate chips (168 to 336 g)
- Toffee sticks or white chocolate
Preheat the oven
Whenever you have to bake something, it is important to preheat the oven. However, the heat level is dependent on what you are about to bake in it. In this case, you are supposed to keep it to 190 degrees Celsius.
Mix flour, salt and baking soda
Take a medium sized bowl and make sure it is completely dry. Add flour, baking soda and salt to it and mix them together with a spoon or using hands.
Beat the butter, sugar, vanilla and eggs together
Now, beat all the other ingredients in a large bowl and make sure they form a thick paste. Once you get that, add the chocolate chips and shape the cookies.
Bake the biscuits
Bake the cookies for about 12 minutes and allow them to cool down. Once they become crispy, serve them to your family.