Home-cooked meals can be a burden, especially when it comes to desserts and pastry. But even if you are a busy, always-on-the-go gal, don’t spare yourself the pleasure to enjoy a post-meal treat. You will only need 3 ingredients to make these 8 delicious cookie recipes at home! Worth a try!
For this easy shortbread cookie recipe, all you need is 220 grams of butter, 60 grams of powdered sugar, and 270 grams of flour. Beat the butter and the powder in an electronic mixer; add in the flour and continue beating. The mixture is supposed to be soft and crumbly, but not dense. Put the dough in the fridge for an hour until it hardens. Slice it in the shape of uniform circles; put the cookies on a piece of parchment paper and place it on the baking tray. Bake them for about 15 minutes at 180 ° C. Enjoy with a cup of hot milk aside!
2. Peanut Cookies
The ingredients for this quick cookie recipe are rather straightforward: 250 grams of peanut butter (unexpected, right?), 1 egg, and 120 grams of sugar. Preheat the oven at 180 ° C. Mix all ingredients until the consistency is smooth. Form the dough balls, lay them on a flat tray with a parchment underliner and flatten them using a fork. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. As simple as that!
3. Coconut cookies with condensed milk and chocolate
Surprise your guests with this intricate dessert idea! All you need to make the cookies are 300 grams of coconut chips, 200 grams of condensed milk, and 90 grams chocolate of your choice. Preheat the oven at 180 ° C. Mix the coconut chips and the condensed milk together. Cover the baking sheet with the parchment paper and lay out about 1½ tablespoons of dough per each cookie. Bake them for 10 to 15 minutes. Cool them down and dip the bottoms in the melted chocolate. Serve with a scoop of ice cream to taste.
4. Chocolate Banana Cookies
To the delight of for those of you with a sweet tooth, here is a sugar bomb cookie recipe. You will need 3 large ripe bananas, 120 grams of peanut butter, and 60 grams of cocoa powder. Mash bananas with a fork and add the peanut butter and the cocoa powder; mix thoroughly. Preheat the oven at 180 ° C. Put about 1 tablespoon of dough per cookie on a baking tray covered with a piece of parchment paper. Bake for 15 minutes.
5. Puff Pastry Cookie
This cookie recipe allegedly originated in France and has already won the heart of the most carping food critics. Make sure you have 250 grams of puff pastry, 1 egg white, and 100 grams of sugar. Let the frozen dough thaw. Roll a thin layer and cut out the cookies of any shape you prefer. Grease each cookie with egg white and sprinkle sugar on top. Cover the baking sheet with parchment and grease it with vegetable oil. Bake for about 15 minutes at 220 ° C.
6. Coconut and Banana Oatmeal Cookie
This cookie recipe is made for all the healthy geeks out here. Prepare 60 grams of oatmeal, 80 grams of coconut chips, and 2 ripe bananas. All you have to do is blend the oatmeal and the chips until the consistency is crumbly. Slice the bananas and add them to the blender; continue beating. Put 1 tablespoon of dough per cookie on a flat tray with a parchment underliner and bake for 20 minutes at 180 ° C.
P.S. If you want the cookies to be crunchy, bake for another 5 to 10 minutes.
7. Chocolate Cookies
For the ultimate chocoholic experience, you will need 300 g of chocolate paste, 1 egg, and 130 grams of flour. Preheat the oven at 180 ° C. Lightly heat up the chocolate paste in hot water or a microwave. Mix it with the flour and the egg until the consistency is smooth. Cover the baking sheet with the parchment paper and put 1 tablespoon of dough per cookie on it. Bake for 10 minutes. Don’t forget to cool down the cookies before removing them from the baking tray.
8. Cheese Cookie
Not everyone is into sugar and chocolate, so here is a savory option for you. The ingredients include 100 grams of hard salty cheese, 100 grams of butter, and 100 grams of flour. Grate the cheese and the cold butter on a fine grater, occasionally adding in some flour. When finished, add the rest of the flour, knead the dough and make the dough balls. Wrap them up in foil refrigerate for 20 minutes. Add some more flour on top of the parchment paper, lay out the balls and bake them for 15 minutes at 190 ° C. It is a great alternative for your usual dessert!