Monday, January 19, 2015

"Famous Amos" Chocolate Chips & Almond Cookies

27.10.2014 - Batam, This is the most taste alike Famous Amos Chocolate Chips Cookies so far.  I added almond and added chocolate powder to make the cookies taste more chocolaty. It taste great! you can add any nuts you want

'Famous Amos' Chocolate Chips & Almonds Cookies

Castor sugar 50g (I reduced to 30g)
Brown sugar 150g (120g)
Salt 1/4 tsp
Butter 120g
Shortening 30g (butter can substitute for shortening)

Egg -1
Vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp

Plain flour - 220g
Baking powder- 1/2tsp
Baking soda - 1/2tsp
(I added 10g cocoa powder)

Choc chips- 250g
(  I added Almond chopped 52g )

1) Whisk together the flour,baking powder and baking soda. Soft and set dry ingredients aside.
2) Using hand mixer, beat (A) butter, shortening,castor sugar, brown sugar, and salt together. Add (B) and stir until smooth.
3) Add sifter (C) and mix well
4) Stir in (D).
5) Drop cookie dough by rounded teaspoons onto prepared baking sheet. shape into a bite size dome and dont press or flatten it. it will melt itself into a nice shape.
6) Bake at 170C for 15 minutes or until cookies are cooked.  i preheated and bake at 170c for 25minutes, for 6 batches of cookies.  out from oven, let it sits for 5 minutes and use a bread knife to scrub up the cookies, turn the cookies upside down to cool and once all cool, keep in air tight container or jar.

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