Traditional nutty choc-chip cookies


Traditional nutty choc-chip cookies
A traditional American recipe for homely biscuits, which can be made in different flavours or with additions (seeds, dried fruit, nuts, chocolate, etc.).
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Last modified on: January 5th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:CookiesBiscuitsAmericanChocolateNutsTraditional recipe
For 20 cookies, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 10 cookies 20 cookies 40 cookies 60 cookies
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
39 min.35 min.35 min.1 hour 49 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
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Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C)

Spread 150 g rolled oats on a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Stage 2 - 4 min.
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Do the same with 40 g pecan nuts and 40 g flaked almonds.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
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Toast in the oven for 15 minutes.

Leave to cool (this will be quicker if you slip the baking sheet out from underneath, but keep it handy as you'll need it for stage 12).

Turn the oven up to 370°F (190°C).

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Roughly chop the cooled pecan nuts.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Whisk 75 g egg in a high-sided container.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Put 130 g brown sugar and 160 g butter in a mixer bowl.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Use the flat or "K" beater and knead for 1 or 2 minutes until evenly mixed.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Add all the other ingredients (oats, almonds, pecans, baking powder, chocolate chips, eggs and flour).

Stage 9 - 4 min.
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Knead for a few more minutes until evenly mixed.

Stage 10 - 8 min.
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Take the dough out of the bowl and divide into approx. 40 g (one and a half ounce) pieces.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
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Roll the pieces of dough betwen your hands into nice round balls.

Note: this is the part children enjoy best. If they are helping you make these, you may well hear something like, "This is cool, just like playdough!"

Stage 12 - 5 min.
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Reuse the paper and baking sheets from stage 3. Squash out the balls of dough on the cooking parchment with the palm of your hand into flat cookies, slightly thicker in the centre.

Bake for about 20 minutes.

Stage 13 - 20 min.
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Do watch towards the end of cooking. It is important not to overcook these cookies.

Ideally, they should be crisp and golden brown around the edge, but still soft in the centre.

Stage 14 - 30 min.
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Take off the paper and leave to cool on a wire rack.

Your cookies are ready. The only difficulty now is resisting the temptation to eat them all right away!
Remarks
Once the basic dough is made at stage 9, you can let your imagination guide you and (for example) use walnuts instead of almonds, muesli instead of oats, raisins or dried apricots instead of chocolate. Everything is possible (or nearly).

You can use bicarbonate of soda instead of the baking powder.

Before baking you can glaze the raw cookies at stage 12, but this is not essential.
Keeping
Several days in an airtight tin.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,843 Kcal or 16,090 Kj58 gr403 gr222 gr
192 %22 %38 %34 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
466 Kcal or 1,951 Kj7 gr49 gr27 gr
23 %3 %5 %4 %
Per cookie
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
192 Kcal or 804 Kj3 gr20 gr11 gr
10 %1 %2 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 20 cookies : 5.51 €
  • Per cookie : 0.28 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Toasted almond cake, Hazelnut and orange cake, Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach, Almond cream or frangipane, Scallops with crunchy vegetables and wine sabayon, ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Buckwheat almond biscuits, Tea and white chocolate biscuits, Sausage mushroom and cheese crumble, Franche-Comté sticks, Caribbean upside-down cake, ... All
Rolled oatsRolled oats: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chocolate cereal bars, Canadian apple crumble, Oaty walnut cake , Moist cereal bars, Oat financiers for Louise, ... All
Brown sugarBrown sugar: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Canadian apple crumble, Tarte à l'coloche, Cocktails, European glass, Caribbean upside-down cake, ... All
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