Chocolate Peanut butter Chip Eggless Cookie

 

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It has become my signature chocolate peanut butter chips cookie recipe!

This is the 7th time I am baking a batch of them during this month December. Now that’s what I call festive spirit in true sense.

Eggless, delicious, out of this world!  From the time since I had made these cookies for the first time, there has been a huge fan following for these. I am so so pleased that everyone(even people whom I don’t even know, happened to taste these cookies and claimed them to be out of this world).

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I am grateful to God for being blessed with some lovely people of different cultural background during my growing up days. I remember C Rungsung uncle, a very humble

Manipuri family man, who was one of our tenants, gifting us with Christmas goodies loaded with cookies, cakes, traditional Manipuri sweets, and chocolates. I and my brothers would wait for uncle Rungsung and his family to visit us on the Christmas Eve and give us the goodies…

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I can never forget how we brothers and sister used to divide the sweets and the chocolates equally to avoid fights amongst us. Though I am not a sweet lover, those cookies baked by Mrs. Runsung were simply delicious and I would be the first one to finish off my share……hahaha!!

That happens to be my first introduction to home-baked English cookies.

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I have experimented several versions of these cookies, even a healthy one, that again happens to be a favorite amongst my so-called fitness enthusiast group of friends, and which soon I’ll share with you all.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1 cup peanut butter chip( Hershey’s peanut butter chips)
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup oil

DIRECTION

  1. Preheat the oven 170-degree Celsius
  2. In a deep large bowl, beat the butter, oil, sugar, salt and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy texture with a stand mixture.
  3. Now add the dry ingredients, flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder and mix for a minute. Now add the applesauce and mix well. Finally, add the peanut butter chips and fold it well. the dough should look moist and not dry
  4. Drop a spoon full of the dough onto the baking sheet and bake for 11-12 minutes
  5. Once the cookies are done take it out and allow to cool for about 5 minutes.

Don’t forget to share  your cookies with Santa and with a glass of cold milk to pair with.

Merry Christmas!

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