Hidden Cider Cookies

>> Wednesday, September 14, 2011

As the title gives away: These cookies have apple cider in them. How exciting is that? The flavor doesn't come through like crazy, but the extra sugars/juice makes the texture i.n.c.r.e.d.i.b.l.e. Soft and light with a slightly crisp exterior, if that makes any sense. Not that cookies need to be understood or logical in any way.

Other ingredients: Chocolate and peanut butter. Of course.


What you'll need . . .
  • 1/2 cup Earth Balance
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup apple cider
  • 1 egg of dry egg replacer
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Method . . .
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Cream together the Earth Balance, cocoa powder, and sugar. Add the vanilla extract and peanut butter. Beat well until incredibly fluffy. Five minutes.
  3. Add the apple cider next and mix just as well.
  4. Then stir in the rest of the ingredients and mix until fully incorporated.
  5. Scoop heaping tablespoons onto the cookie sheet. If you want the cookies to be pretty, you may want to flatten them. I just let them bake as is, hence the sloppy look.
  6. Bake for between 12-15 minutes. Until lightly browned on edges (with a chocolate cookie, it's hard to tell -- but you'll start smelling them).
  7. Let cool completely before eating for best results.
  8. Store in your fridge. If they last that long.

After the past week we've had, I'm happy to be back cooking and baking again. And speaking of weeks . . . I'm nearly 30 weeks pregnant! Check out what's going on with that on (never home)maker, baby!

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