Thursday 14 February 2013

Valentine heart shaped chocolate chip cookies.

Delicious heart shaped chocolate chip cookies that melt in the mouth.Perfect valentine gift.


225 g / 8 oz butter
140 g / 5 oz sugar
1 tablespoon apple sauce
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
250 g / 9 oz plain flour
25 g /1 oz cocoa
pinch of salt
120 g / 4 oz plain chocolate chip
60 g / 2 oz chopped hazelnuts


1.Place the butter and sugar in a bowl and cream together, add the apple sauce and vanilla and mix well.
2.Sieve the cocoa, salt and flour  and add it to the butter.
3. Add the nuts and chocolate chip and combine to make a dough.
4. Wrap the dough in cling film and chill for 1 hour

5.Remove dough from fridge and divide into two parts roll each part out on grease proof paper  to approx 5 mm thick and cut out heart shape cookies from it.
6. Place the cookies on a oiled baking tray leaving space between the cookies. Repeat for rest of dough.
7. Place the trays of cookies in the fridge for 10 minutes to chill.
8. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C / 375 degrees F
9. Bake the cookies in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until firm.
10 Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool.
11.If you want to thread ribbon in the hearts ,using a skewer pierce a hole in the top of the heart whilst cookie is hot.
12. Once cooled thread a ribbon through the hole.
Serve heart chocolate chip valentine cookies with a piping hot cup of coffee.

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  1. Drooling here...Happy valentines day to you!!

  2. nice presentation n perfect shape...lovely cliks n cookies

  3. lovely cookies:)so crispy and tempting

  4. Mmmmm we are going to make these today with our bunny cutters!

  5. this looks lovely! deffo bookmarked

  6. Lovely biscuits. I have some heart shaped cutters as well.

  7. I'm going to make these for Father's Day!

  8. WOW these looks so delicious I need to get baking

  9. A beautfully simple recipe.

  10. such a great idea that you can hang them up :)

  11. I am going to make these with my children to give to my dad (their Grandad) on Father's day!

  12. We made these yesterday for my mum's birthday! My children decorated a gift box and presented them to her! She loved them! Thanks!

  13. Thanks! We made these at the weekend for Grandad's birthday!

  14. Still dreaming of chocolate and looking for ideas! This looks fab for chocolate week celebrations!

  15. I love chocolate cookies, they look great

  16. What a cute and delicious idea. I love chocolate so this would be perfect for me to make. :)

    Name: Martina Evans


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