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Chocolate malt cookies

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It's been a long time since I made cookies, mostly because I don't have any will power and would eat the whole batch within a day. But it's my birthday coming up and I figure I'm allowed a treat every now and again. These cookies absolutely rock and I will definitely be making them again soon. The chocolate flavour here is not overwhelming and the little nuggets of malteasers/whoppers bring a great extra layer of loveliness. I know you will love this recipe if you give it a go.

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Step 1: Ingredients

(developed from a recipe from hummingbird on high.)
1 cup plain flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup Ovaltine or other malted milk powder with some cocoa
115g unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg, at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ½ cup malteasers/whoppers, very roughly chopped (I used a 135g sharing pouch of malteasers)

Step 2:

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Preheat the oven to 190C and line a couple of baking sheets with parchment paper.

Cream together the butter and sugars for a few minutes, until the colour has lightened and like a milky coffee. (about 3 minutes with an electric whisk should do it).

Step 3:

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Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat for 30 seconds or so more so that everything is combined.

Now add the flour, ovaltine, salt and baking powder. Beat everything together well for a few seconds. There's no need to beat it for very long.

Stir through your roughly chopped malteasers or whoppers with a spoon or spatula. then dollop tablespoons of the mixture on to the baking sheets. Make sure you leave plenty of space between each cookie as these spread out a lot.

bonssu1 year ago
do you grease the baking sheets?
eatproperly (author)  bonssu1 year ago
I didn't need to because I used baking parchment and in my experience you don't need to grease it. I reckon if in doubt use a silicone mat if you have one.
eatproperly (author) 1 year ago
Thanks guys. I'll have to make another batch soon bajablue, just to check your idea out. ;)
bajablue1 year ago
I think these beauties would build the most outrageously delicious sandwich cookies. ;-P~
That sounds great! I love those malted candies so this cookie must be awesome :)
jonnybo1111 year ago
I LOVE THIS RECIPE!!! If it doesnt win i shall eat thses cookies
eatproperly (author)  jonnybo1111 year ago
You should eat these cookies. They're awesome.
chefsea1 year ago
malt and chocolate--one of my favorite flavor combos
pfred21 year ago
Cookies!
tinpie1 year ago
​They look so gooood..........the ingredients are a little weird but the outcome looks delicious....as usual for all of your instructables...
eatproperly (author)  tinpie1 year ago
You must try them, they're not at all weird, they tastvery right. Glad you like my work. x
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eatproperly (author)  Kimberly_REMOVED1 year ago
That sounds amazing. I was thinking something similar myself