Orange Chocolate Chip Spelt CookiesBy Maya Moscovich on October 9th, 2013 Posted in Cakes and Cookies
I think I might have had a writer’s block for the past month or so, because I couldn’t bring myself to writing something on the blog. That, in addition to having family visiting and spending time with my parents and my mother-in-law were the reasons for not seeing anything new around here.
But hey, when you have family coming over once in a couple of years it goes without saying that everything else in your life kind of gets pushed over.
That said, it doesn’t mean I didn’t spend time in the kitchen. True; I spent less time thanks to my mom and my mother-in-law (THANK YOU) but I still had my moments of therapy in my kitchen aka cooking.
So this time I had 2 lonely oranges just laying there in the fruit basket, I had to do something.
What I did was come up with a recipe for spelt flour (of course) soft orange cookies.
The texture came out soft and fluffy, and it almost felt like baked upgraded pancakes, so I can safely say that these cookies can also be served to toddlers since they are so soft and melt in your mouth and you don’t even necessarily need a stand mixer to make these.
In any case, I’m pretty sure eaters of all ages will love these with a nice cup of hot cocoa, coffee or tea.
So much better than bear paws!
- 1 ¾ cup Spelt Flour (I use wholegrain organic – can be replaced with 1½ cup all purpose flour)
- ¼ cup Vegetable Oil
- ¼ cup Fresh Orange Juice
- ½ Cup Plain Yogurt (Not Bio)
- ¼ cup Brown Sugar
- 4 tbsp Honey
- 1 tsp Baking Soda Powder
- 1 Egg
- 1 tsp Orange Zest
- Chocolate Chips
- Preheat oven to 320F (160C)
- Prepare parchment paper layered baking sheet
- Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, except for the chocolate chips, until fully combined and you get a nice even batter.
- Using a teaspoon, scoop some batter and place on the baking sheet (2 inches apart from each other at least)
- Decorate with chocolate chips on the top of each cookie and place in the preheated oven for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown.
- You’ll know it’s ready when you push a little bit with your thumb and the thumbprint bounces right back.
- Allow the cookies to cool completely before serving.
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