Introduction: Spider-web Chocolate Chip Cookies
Hello, today I will show you how to make delicious spider-web chocolate chip Cookies! These are great for halloween parties or in the kid's lunch box.
To make the cookie dough you will need:
1 cup of butter (225g) softened
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs (if you have chickens their fresh eggs will work best)
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/4 cups plain white flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips
To make the icing you need:
1 1/2 cups of Icing sugar
20 ml of water
food colouring of your choice
Makes 3 very large cookies
To start, preheat the oven to 180C or 170C fan oven.
Cream butter, white and brown sugar until it is light and fluffy.
Add the eggs into the mix one at a time beat well,
Stir in vanilla.
Combine the flour, baking soda and salt, then stir into the creamed mixture.
Mix in the chocolate chips.
Dollop spoonfuls onto the prepared baking tray. Put some flour on the dough then flatten them with a fork.
Bake until fairly crisp, approximately 10-20 minutes (time depending on size of cookies). Let sit for 5 minutes and then transfer to rack to cool.
If the cookies are moulded together like the ones in the photo just get a knife and cut round them to separate them.
Once the cookies are cooled it is time to ice them!
To make the icing you will need to sieve the icing sugar into a bowl then add the water. If the icing is too dry or too thick add a bit more water.
Once you have made the icing put a bit aside in a bowl, food colour that icing.
You will need to make a piping bag, to do this get a glad bag and cut a small piece off the corner of the bag.
If you want a thick web cut the hole a bit bigger (this will require more icing).
Now comes the fun part! fill your piping bag with the coloured icing then close the top.
With your iced cookies pipe a spiral around them using your piping bag then get a skewer/stake and, starting from the middle pull the icing out towards the edges. You can do this as many times as you like.
Now you have your lovely spider web chocolate chip cookies. Enjoy eating them!
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