Over the school mid term the children and I spent some time in the kitchen, we baked a couple of cakes and by total accident we discovered this recipe for cookies!
My daughter and I were enjoying some girl time in the kitchen on Saturday morning, we thought that instead of baking another cake we should try making a batch of red velvet whoopie pies. We weighed and mixed our ingredients only to discover that our efforts were rewarded with cookies rather that the expected whoopies pies.
These cookies are light and crisp and perhaps the easiest cookies I have ever made, feel free to add white chocolate chips or some chopped nuts instead for your own personal touch.
Makes 22-24 cookies
Betty Crocker Red Velvet Cake Mix
2 Medium eggs
110g Butter, softened
200g -250g Dark chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 180ºC/ 350ºF/ Gas Mark 4, line two large baking sheets with a baking paper.
Place the cake mix, eggs and the butter into a large bowl.
Fold in the dark chocolate chips until they are evenly distributed.
Allow the cookies to firm up on the baking sheet before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.
Now you can’t get handier than that for trouble free cookies!