cookies

  • Cold Sweets

    Frozen Cream Cheese Dessert

    This dessert is super easy to make and everyone would love it. It is best when softly frozen, but you can enjoy it unfrozen just like a mousse. Freeze it in a large container OR individual serving glasses. You may wish to increase the amount of Sugar as 2 tablespoons seems too small, but you …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Nuts

    Almond Florentine Cookies

    What is known as ‘Florentine’ in Japan is very different from ‘Florentine’ in Australia. It is basically sweet cookies topped with crispy caramelised Almond Flakes. For the base, you can use your own cookie dough or sweet shortcrust dough. There are so many different recipes and methods these days. Many people roll out the dough …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Nuts

    Egg White & Almond Biscuits

    When I want to use up leftover Egg White, I often make ‘Langues de Chat’ Biscuits. Ingredients are easy to remember. You need same weight of 4 ingredients, that are Egg White, Butter, Sugar and Flour. Today I added Almond Flakes and baked the whole mixture into one large sheet. You can easily break it …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Rum Raisin Cream Cookies

    ‘Rum Raisin Cream Cookies’ are very popular in Japan, and you can purchase them from most supermarkets and ‘combini’ stores. It’s quite easy to make at home. You can use your own shortbread recipe for the cookies. I used my ‘Easiest Sweet Shortcrust Pastry’. Rum Raisin Cream is commonly made with White Chocolate and Butter. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Nuts

    Almond Cookies

    I had a bag of leftover 1 cup Almond Meal that was already mixed with 1/2 cup Caster Sugar. It’d been in the pantry for a while and I had to use it up. I was looking for a recipe that I could use it for, and found my ‘Sachi’s Coconut Cookies’ recipe. I replaced …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Cream Cheese Shortbread

    You have a little bit of Cream Cheese leftover and you want to use it up? Try Shortbread replacing some of Butter with Cream Cheese. For this recipe, the amount of Butter is supposed to be 125g. I used 60g Cream Cheese and 65g Butter. You can alter the ratio. Makes 24 x 4cm square …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha ‘Langues de Chat’ Biscuits

    When I want to use up Egg White, ‘Langues de Chat’ Biscuits is what I most often make. Ingredients are easy to remember. You need same weight of 4 ingredients, that are Egg White, Butter, Sugar and Flour. Today I added Matcha Powder. Makes 24 Small Biscuits Ingredients *Note: First you weigh the Egg White. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Cracked Chocolate Cookies

    My ‘Choco Chip Cookies’ are delicious and everyone loves them. Today I added Cocoa Powder to make the dough Chocolate flavour. And I coated the balls of dough with Icing Sugar. The cookies cracked up as always, and they look pretty. Makes 24 Cookies Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/4 cup Caster Sugar1/4 cup Brown Sugar1 large …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Basic Piped Sweet Biscuits

    When I was a young child, these Piped Biscuits were the most common sweet biscuits. Nowadays I don’t see them very often. On the other day, my husband brought home a few biscuits that he bought from a bakery for his snack, and one of them was the piped biscuit. I became quite nostalgic and …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Black Sesame & Almond Cookies

    I made these cookies based on my ‘Shortbread Butter Biscuits’, so they contain no Egg . You may wish to use your own basic cookie dough recipe. Simply replace some of Flour with Almond Meal and add finely ground Toasted Black Sesame Seeds. Makes 24 Cookies Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/4 cup Caster Sugar OR Muscovado …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Dough

    Savoury Cheese Biscuits

    Many people bake sweet cookies and biscuits at home. How about savoury biscuits? These biscuits are easy to make. Once it is rolled out into a thin sheet, cut it into sticks, squares or any shapes you like. It can be a great family activity, too. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 cup Plain Flour1 teaspoon …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Biscuit Sticks with Chocolate Ganache

    Have you ever tried ‘Pocky’, a famous Japanese snack? The original ‘Pocky’ consists of dark chocolate-coated biscuit sticks, and they are available from most supermarkets in Melbourne these days. I tried to make them at home, then I ended up making just too many. I was not patient enough to coat them all with chocolate. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Halloween

    Zombie Cookies

    In the Halloween season, it is always a great fun to make spooky or scary cookies. As I wanted to make these Zombie Cookies slightly green colour, I added Matcha Powder to the dough. However, Matcha flavour is not very popular among young children. You may wish to add something else. Children are very creative. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Pan-cooked Butter Cookies

    When I was a child, nobody had the oven. Cakes were often steamed and Cookies were cooked on iron plate. I tried to cook my favourite Shortbread dough on my thick-base frying pan. It was quite easy to do. Makes 12 Cookies Ingredients 60g Butter *cut into small cubes and softened2 tablespoons Caster Sugar3/4 cup …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Nuts

    Egg White & Almond Cookies

    I recently discovered an Italian sweet called ‘Brutti ma Buoni’ that means ‘Ugly but Good’. I love that name! This recipe is based on my ‘Egg Whites & Almond Cakes’ but inspired by that Italian sweet. The ugly cookies are easy to prepare on the baking tray. Depending on the cooking time and temperature, these …

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