Friday, March 12, 2010

Chocolate and Walnut Cookies

100 gms of butter
1.5 cups flour
1 cup Castor sugar(fine sugar)
1/3 cup cocoa
1 egg
1.3 cup broken walnuts
pinch of salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
Preheat oven at 250 degrees. Soften the butter. Sieve the flour, cocoa, salt and baking powder.
Work the butter and sugar into the flour mixture using your finger tips. Once the butter and sugar is mixed well with the flour mixture make a center and pour a beaten egg. Mix everything into a soft dough. Stop working the dough once it comes together.
Make desired shapes. the cookies and press in some walnut pieces. Bake at 150 degrees for 12 minutes. Cool before removing from baking sheet.

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