Easy to bake or not bake cookies recipes

Well, no need to but cookies from the store anymore

Who doesn’t like a jar full of cookies around the kitchen? The best munchies with or without milk, a cookie is the best thing one can enjoy. Be it an adult or a child, there is no age limit to relishing one. However, the cookie options available in the market are somewhat damaging to the body with all the high sugar and fat content. At such a time, it is healthy to bake or not bake some cookies at home. Obviously a healthy option but one might fear the whole idea of baking. Fret not, here are some easy bake and some no-bake cookie recipes.

The all-time favourite chocolate and peanut butter cookies

For this, all you need is sugar, butter, milk, unsweetened cocoa powder, vanilla essence, quick oats, and lastly peanut butter.

Begin with lying parchment paper on the countertop or else if you want to use cupcake moulds, line them up.

On the side, in a pan, add sugar, butter, cocoa powder, and milk. Place it on the stove over medium heat and begin to whisk. Continue whisking till the mixture comes to a boil. Once the mixture starts boiling fully, stop stirring and let it boil for one minute.

Then remove the mixture pan from heat and immediately add vanilla, peanut butter, and oatmeal. Start blending it well to combine it all with the liquid mixture.

Once all is mixed well, take a scoop full of the mixture and start dropping it on the parchment paper or the cupcake mould. Then let it set by placing it in the freezer. Enjoy!

The simple yet delicious sugar cookies

For this, all you need is three cups of all-purpose flour, one teaspoon of baking soda, half a teaspoon of baking powder, one softened cup of butter, and one and a half cups of white sugar or replace it with jaggery, one egg, and one teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Begin with preheating the oven to 375 degrees. Simultaneously, in a small bowl add flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Mix well and set on the side.

In another bowl, add the butter, and sugar and beat until it is a smooth blend. Add in the egg and vanilla extract. Mix well.

Then gradually add in all the dry ingredients. Mix all this well and then pull out the dough and roll it into balls. Place them on cookie sheets and bake for about seven to 10 minutes or until you see their colour change to a golden brown.

Take them out, cool them and relish them.

Nirtika Pandita

A follower of Master Oogway, living by his words of Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the ‘Present’, I am trying to master the art of now. Keeping that in the center I am combining my professional prowess as a writer and nerves of a gastronaut to conquer the Saha world.
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