Some cookies I made + recipe

in #poem2 years ago (edited)

These are some cookies I made last weekend, recipe is still a work in progress but based on one I found in a magazine smushed into a brownie recipe.

Cookies, they are good
rich and chocolatey
they are better when you eat them
even better with tea
I know this isn't a poem
but i can't take the tag away
I don't know what else to do
and I don't know what I can say
Cookies are awesome
There we can hopefully agree
even if you don't like mine
or my attempts at poetry


This recipe is still in progress, and not got a final name yet, they are intended to eat with coffee but are so good you may not manage to wait until it brews. They are crunchy outside and chewy inside, just perfect for elevenses.

The Recipe

200g raw sugar (could probably use slightly less normal sugar)
60g cocoa
3 tbspns liquid coconut oil
2 eggs
180g self raising flour
Icing sugar to coat
Preheat oven to 190

  1. Sieve cocoa and into a bowl with the sugar and stir in the oil. Add the eggs one at a time, whisking to combine
  2. Sieve in flour and stir til you have a dough, then work on 100-200g of dark chocolate chips (although bet white would be good too) if the dough is too soft and easy to mix you can chill it to help stiffen it up
  3. Take a mounded teaspoon of dough and roll into a ball, then roll in icing sugar. You want them to be entirely coated. Dust off any excess icing sugar, you don't want it caked on but you are looking for a white coating. Slightly flatten them on a baking sheet with a little space for them to spread.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes, and they will burst through their icing sugar coating to reveal the dark chocolate biscuit inside. They might be soft but don't worry they will crisp up on the outside as they cool.

I also want to try adding a little coffee, but not sure how it will affect the dough. I might even try a little ground hazelnut in there, but that's the base to play with. Let me know if you make them ☺️


(This was originally a poem about Mary Queen of Scots but decided it didn't meet the standard required for steemit and was a bit controversial from a possible historian sort of perspective. Can't delete a post and realize this might be a more rubbish poem but hopefully the cookies help? )



I dont know who is cyber downvote bulling you, but leave me a comment once that appears again.

I will defend your post if I think the quality is worthy of not being downvoted.

cheers knozaki2015

Who's mary queen of scots? :p

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Yeah, people might downvote you for any reason. I upvoted this post. So, the best you can do is hope you have more friends than you have enemies. Specifically, I might argue that quoting a poem from Queen Mary of Scots is protected by Fair Use and possibly other things. Technically, there may be no copyright on that any longer. But even if there is copyright, there is also Fair Use. But regardless, people downvote. People flag things. I don't like flagging. I love cookies and oatmeal hehe.

Thank you very much, it was a poem I wrote about the second half of her life. I noticed after I posted it how strong some of the anti feminist stuff on here is and retelling the actual history of women tends to be unpopular anyway. It portrayed her as a strong woman and not in the way popular in text books, but it was historically accurate. I included the points in her life that created a story of someone standing strong in the face of those trying to tear her down. I live near a place she was kept prisoner and her real story is one of such determination, and such repeated betrayal, no wonder she famously chose the company of lapdogs. It was inspired by a poetry prompt on twitter of the wall along the Scottish border with loose stones. It made me think of her, and how people had tried to tear her down. I just don't know what safe topics are any more, and the culture of flagging that targets everyone associated with a user worries me. I didn't know if being pro mary But figured, hey cookies. They are safe right, and who doesn't love cookies.

I am working on a recipe for oatmeal cookies, I shall have to share it when it's complete, but I have added the recipe for these cookies here! Until then, thank you. Have a mountain of homemade cookiesIMG_20190811_173829.jpg

(I will respond to comment replies when I have more time later <3)

Thanks so much for the cookies. Yes, a strong woman indeed.

Looks yummy, can I have the recipe?

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Sure!! They are so low fat they are almost healthy, I am still working on the recipe but you can have what I've got so far. I will update the post with it for you ☺️

They look very tasty, I'm going to tell my mom to prepare these cookies, thanks for the recipe.

This all looks very good... it can be very good to get in morning when you get some tea :)

Hello, my dear, long time no see...

I didn't know you cook cookies... COOKIEEESS!!!! I luv them!

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