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.

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Step 1:

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


Large bowl
Measuring spoon
Measuring cup
Baking tray
Baking paper

 Makes 3 very large cookies

To start, preheat the oven to 180C  or 170C fan oven.

Step 2:

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.

Step 3:

 Dollop spoonfuls onto the prepared baking tray. Put some flour on the dough then flatten them with a fork.

Step 4:

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.

Step 5:

If the cookies are moulded together like the ones in the photo just get a knife and cut round them to separate them.

Step 6:

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.

Step 7:

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).

Step 8:

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.

Step 9:

Now you have your lovely spider web chocolate chip cookies. Enjoy eating them!

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