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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Motormouth took a bite off some Homemade Chocolate Cookies


When you're feeling blue .... nothing beats munching on a piece, or two, or a whole plate of chocolate cookies for that matter. In the office, during working hours, no less.
Courtesy of a fellow blogger (thanks Min!!!), who bakes, cooks and blogs her experiments all this while, and yet this is the FIRST time we get to sample her creations. Hmm ... Or rather, her modified intepretation of some random recipe.

But better than nothing, and quite timely if I may say so, as her cookies supplemented me on a barren, breakfast-less morning. An impulsive urge to reach for another bite, and then another, AND another somehow left the container half empty. Whoops. And we were supposed to sample them only, and share the cookies. But of course, sharing's a foreign word to me, not in my dictionary. Muahaha .... ^o^
So, enough babbling. What's the name for the cookies? They HAD to have a name. I insisted. But Min, being indecisive, and humble, let my imaginations run wild. Let's call them ....
MINi Homemade Chocolate Cookies of Love & Affection. Or not. But here's the recipe ;

130g butter (melted)
90g brown sugar
60g granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla essense
1 egg
180g self raising flour
120g bitter chocolate chunk
100g walnut chunk
50g raisin

1. Beat butter and sugar till light and creamy. Add in egg and beat until well-combined.
2. Add in vanilla essense, followed with sifted flour and mix well.
3. Fold in chocolate, walnut chunk and raisin.
4. Place tablespoonfuls of mixture onto a baking paper lined tray.
5. Bake in preheated oven at 180'C for 15 minutes.
6. Leave the cookies to cool for 5 minutes before removing them from the tray.
P/S : No, I'm not drunk. Nor did you stumble upon the wrong blog. This is the Motormouth, posting something entirely different, for the sake of it. Office's freezing cold, (either it's the rain, or the hauntingly chilly aura of the 7th Month in Chinese calendar?) and my grey matter's frozen, at lost of what to do, or say, or whatever ....
Do scroll further down for an earlier post on PASAR MALAM in Ipoh Garden East.

17 comments:

Criz Lai said...

When is she taking the next order? I'm too lazy to bake anything. Worst still, I don't even have an oven.. muahaha :P Anyway, thanks for the recipe. It will come in handy one day :)

http://crizfood.blogspot.com/

JENCOOKS said...

First we have Jackson getting chocs and now Motormouth getting Homemade cookies; Wow with so much love and affection and sincerity...cookies looks so nice; borrow one can?.....

Life for Beginners said...

Ooh, I love how rustic these cookies look: perfect for chomping on them with a cold glass of milk in the Outback... ;)

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

hahaha its still got to do with food rite?

Nic (KHKL) said...

haha, dude, for a moment i thought you are branching out to baking as well..;D

"hauntingly chilly aura of the 7th Month"...so farny lar! i guess we are all darn inspired by the chinese july, eh? hehehe...

jason said...

Ergh... I have no breakfast today. And I'm hungry~~

PureGlutton said...

Oooh...the cookies look yummy. Thanx for the recipe - will try it when i"m in my "rajin" mood. Oh btw, I have linked u. I'm also Ipoh-mali, married to a Hainanese, presently residing in Shah Alam :-)

Min said...

Hey James, thanks for blogging on my cookies lar. It's an honor for my cookies to be appearred in your Motormouth blog, right? Maybe you can try baking also, just follow the simple recipe, but make sure you don't burn your kitchen, hehe :)

Lyrical Lemongrass said...

Variety is, after all, the spice of life, so blog on! IF I were Min, I'd bake you lemongrass cookies.

J2Kfm said...

Criz Lai : She's not taking orders yet, not even from me. :( I've to practically begged on all fours for a bite. hehe ...

JENCOOKS : I myself wanted to tapau one, but sad to say, all walloped by other barbarians.

Life for Beginners : no milk provided that day, but milk tea and white coffee in Old Town would do just fine. They're merely steps away from my office anyway. :)

Joe : you're right though. Can't imagine me blogging anything else. Maybe bout Lulu, my Golden Retriever. which in turn, LOVES food as much as I do.

Nic : Baking? not for the life of me. But seriously, the weather is just getting colder and colder.

jason : aiya ... go makan something la, Cheras so full of yummies.

PureGlutton : you're welcome. but thank Min instead. I'm a taster only. hehe ...

Min : Oh dear Goddess of Bakery. muahaha ... not an honor la. I hope you know what to do in the future.

Lyrical One : Lemongrass cookies? eurgh ... But they may be good as door stoppers. Or may impress my Lulu. Who's Lulu? C profile pic. =P

Elinluv said...

Wow...the famous food blogger sharing recipes here...welcome!
^__________^

Looking forward to more recipes sharing (",)

24HrMom said...

I used to bake cookies and store it in a tin, and then chomp it one by one sitting in front of the TV. :-) Wow... so satisfying.. :-)

durianberry said...

Once i baked a batch of choc chunk cookies and my hands couldn't stop reaching for them! Currently there is a debate in the baker's community whether resting the cookie dough for 36hrs prior to baking makes it tastier

backstreetgluttons said...

you must be high on sugar,cream and chocolates

lingzie said...

lol at durianberry's comment... its true there is a debate going on abt chilling the cookie dough for 36hrs to enhance the taste.
in fact i have been in the mood to bake some choc chip cookies for some time. seems like chocolate chip cookies are the the 'new' trend! lol

CK Lam said...

maybe not for now...one fine day, we might see you baking yourself too.

J2Kfm said...

Elinluv : famous? where got? aiyo, if recipes also will post other ppl's, not my own, definitely.

24HrMom : My mum used to bake REAL good cookies during CNY, and sold them to close frens, relatives, and strangers. but not anymore, as she's too committed to her work. sigh ...

durianberry : hmmm, this one I've no idea. why rest the dough eh? let the flavour sink in ah? hehe

BSG : oh all of them. and then more.

lingzie : let's bake them, and preferably, gimme a try? =P

CK Lam : someday someday ... once i discover how to turn on the oven. muahaha ...