Chocolate Chip Cookies For The Crazy Cooking Challenge

This month, the Crazy Cooking Challenge is to make chocolate chip cookies. Being sucrose intolerant, this is one recipe I have not tried before, as it necessitates chopping up whole sugar free chocolate, and I have never really been bothered to go to all that work for a simple cookie. However, being challenged I set about searching the South African web pages for inspiration.

As you can see from my widgets, I am a yuppie chef and so I went to their on line magazine and found an article on the science behind chocolate chip cookies and so used their recipe to create my sugar free version. I have a digital scale and it shows ounces and grams and so the grams in the recipe are the exact measurements. However, you can round them up / down to the nearest whole reading and it will work out the same.

© chocolate chip cookies

© chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 113g butter (4oz)
  • 141g sugar (5oz) – I used fructose
  • 1 egg
  • 169g flour (6oz)
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 80g chocolate chips
  1. cream the butter and the sugar
  2. add the egg and mix well
  3. gradually beat in the flour, bicarbonate of soda, and salt
  4. stir in the chocolate chips
  5. place the cookie dough in some cling film and refrigerate for at least an hour
  6. preheat the oven to 180° Celsius
  7. form small balls and place them on a baking sheet
  8. press the balls flat with your thumb – don’t forget to leave space between them
  9. bake for 8 minutes

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    • I certainly hope the troll was not able to hack my account! I will see if it shows from my hubby’s computer tomorrow :)

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  2. Wonderful looking cookies, and for a diabetic like myself, I will be using “IDEAL” sugar substitute.., but, only cause you brought it to my attention…dadnabitt…ruffle snuffle…Hey, why am I complaining.. the stuff actually taste, and cooks gram for gram like sugar…
    Bless You

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  3. I often think of you when I am adding sugar to a recipe – must be tough sometimes Tandy – not nice. Your cookies look lovely.
    Enjoy the rest of your weekend.
    :-) Mandy

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  4. I must confess I have never ‘gotten’ the hype around these cookies. Well done, though, they came out very nicely.

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