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Cherry Choc-Chip Cookies ~ CNY 2013


These Cherry Choc-Chip cookies are light and slightly chewy.  The choc chips melt in the mouth and the sweet aroma fills the house.  Kids may find the little dots of red from the cherries too tempting to resist, just right for the coming Chnese New Year!





Recipe for Cherry Choc-Chip Cookies

    Ingredients
    • 125 gm Butter or Margarine
    • 100 gm  caster sugar
    • 50 gm Brown sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 200 gm self-raising flour
    • 70 gm red cherries, chopped
    • 70 gm white choc-chips
    • 70 gm choc chips
    • Pinch of salt
    Method
    1. Sift the self-raising flour with salt, set aside.
    2. Cream butter with sugar till creamy.  Add in the egg.
    3. Fold in sifted flour.  Add in the choc chips and chopped cherries, mix well.
    4. Cover the dough and let rest in the fridge for about 1/2 an hour.
    5. Drop 2 level teaspoonfuls onto a parchment lined baking tray.
    6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg. C for 10 to 12 mins.
    7. Cool on tray for 5 mins. before removing them onto a wire rack to cool completely.
    8. Store cookies in an air-tight container.
    9. Yield :  78 Cookies 
 Note :  If you prefer the cookies to be crunchy, bake them a little longer, say for 15 mins.


 I am submitting this post to Chinese New Year Delights 2013 hosted by Sonia aka Nasi Lemak Lover


Comments

  1. I need to bake myself some cookies too. These are delicious with the combo of chocolate and cherry.

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  2. I love chewy cookies and the little red dots also represent good luck - 'hong wun tong dau' - :D

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    1. Hey, you're right, Ann. I never thought of that!

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  3. Cherries with chocolate in cookies. Oh how sweet that sounds and looks!

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  4. Hi Cheah, nice cookies with chocolaty flavours. Have tried this. KIV for 2014..........

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  5. Hi Cheah,

    I can imagine your CNY will be always fully filled
    with these yummy goodies. These cookies are no exception.

    Zoe

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    1. It's the norm in every Chinese household. I believe that you have also made a lot of goodies to usher in the Year of the Snake.

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  6. Adding the red cherries is brilliant. I wish I have some with my coffee right now:D

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    1. Thank you, QP. I can send them to you via Pos Laju :))

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