So the hubby turned a year older last week and just when I was racking my brains trying to think of a birthday present, I decided it was the perfect time to do something that I've long wanted to do with the kids - Bake cookies! Well, he may not be a cookie fan (in fact, he doesn't like any type of pastry except for croissants) but I reckon he would be touched by our efforts to make him something with our hands instead of just of buying it.
In this week's Creativity 521, it's all about Cookies and Kisses for Daddy!
- 225g self raising flour
- 90g brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
- 1/2 tsp fine salt
- 125g unsalted butter
- 210g HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips
°C. Place butter and sugar in a bowl and mix well.
2. Add the egg and vanilla essence and mix again.
This was the first time that the girls tried techniques like mixing, stirring and sieving together and I loved that they learnt to work as a team and help each other out in the process.
Needless to say, the girls were very fascinated by this and thought it was lots of fun to see the white 'snow'!
The two of them were thrilled to get their fingers wet and sticky and even though the little one couldn't get nice looking balls and splattered the mixture all around, at least she tried her best! Angel did a really fine job at it though!
Voila! In just a short time (obviously not including the time I used to clean and wash up), we were all done! Yum yum yum! For a first try, I think they did a wonderful job and the cookies turned out better and more delicious than we had expected! Woohoo!
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