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Posts Tagged Cookies

Hummingbird Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted 24 April 2013 by
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I remember when American-style cookies were quite a small player in the UK biscuit market. I also remember the vast majority of them being quite crunchy, and a lot smaller than most you get today. More like the British biscuits. Or, they’d be mostly crunchy, with a lovely, surprising bit of chewiness in the middle. An unexpected bit of indulgence, like you’d eaten it too soon from the oven.

Hummingbird Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of my earliest childhood foody memories is visiting my grandmother (who had spent time as a 1950s American housewife) and tucking into her walnut and chocolate chip cookies. They weren’t like anything else I’d tried at the time.

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Pomegranate White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted 3 March 2011 by
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I’ve never tried combining pomegranate with chocolate before, although I know raspberry goes very well with chocolate. Back in December, I stumbled on Pomegranate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies by Michelle at Taste as You Go (which looked lovely) and saw that they were inspired by Pomegranate White Chocolate Chunk Cookies by Two Peas and their Pod. Both looked delicious, and I knew I’d end up making at least one of them. So, here are my version, too late for Christmas, but never mind! They were really tasty, but the pomegranate seeds got slightly lost amongst the white chocolate chips, so I’d put a few more in each cookie next time!

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White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Posted 9 December 2010 by
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These cookies are pretty much what you’d expect from their name. They don’t look gourmet, but distinctly homemade, whether that’s a good or a bad thing is up to you!

White chocolate chunk cookie

You could use chocolate chips, but I thought it would be more indulgent to use nice big chunks of chocolate. The main flavour comes from the chocolate, so you  might as well go for good quality. I used Green & Blacks.

Yum

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Lemon Curd Pocket Cookies

Posted 24 November 2010 by
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After nutella pocket cookies, lemon curd pocket cookies! Since the recipe for the nutella pocket cookies was to make 48 cookies, I had a ton of cookie dough left over. Sadly, there was not a huge amount of nutella left, so I decided to fill the rest with lemon curd.

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Nutella Pocket Cookies

Posted 19 November 2010 by
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Do you love nutella? More to the point, who doesn’t love nutella? It’s such a perfect chocolatey and hazelnutty combination, let’s face it: I can eat it out of the jar. Luckily, the interweb has discovered it too, and Nutella recipes abound. I wanted to make some cookies for my friend, and when I saw the recipe for these Nutella pocket cookies at La Fuji Mama and they looked irresistible.

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