About Me

I was a banker who pursued my passion in baking and turned it into a home-based business.I taught Home Economics (HELE) in The Learning Child in Ayala Alabang. I also was a community volunteer and taught arts and crafts and home economics to the children in Virlanie, a non-govt institution that care for streetchildren.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Christmas Cookie Logs

It was a toxic month for me last December.  I was so busy catering to my Christmas pastry orders. I should have shared this recipe prior to Christmas but of course the cookies can also be served or given as gifts for other occasions.

This recipe will activate your creative juices. You can dip the cookie logs in melted milk
chocolate, white chocolate or dark chocolate. Sprinkle with cupcake sprinkles, chopped nuts,
 minis choco chips, mini M n Ms, etc. Drizzle with melted colored chocolate melts.
So many options.

   3/4 cup sugar
2 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    3/4 cup butter, softened
    1    egg
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
    1 pack (6oz) mini semi sweet chocolate morsels
    2 cups chopped nuts (optional)

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Sift flour and salt, set aside.
Beat butter, sugar and egg and vanilla in a large bowl, until well mixed. Blend in flour mixture.
Stir in chocolate morsels and nuts.
Shape dough on a lightly floured surface into logs ( 3 inches x 1/2 inch). Place on ungreased
cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool on wire racks.
Dip into chocolate, Roll ends in cookie sprinkles etc and drizzle with colored chocolate melts.

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