Recipes: Cookies with a Twist

When it comes to feel-good food, nothing beats warm, freshly-baked homemade cookies. You might be familiar with the classic varieties, such as chocolate chips and peanut butter – but today, let’s try other, unique flavours! Here are a few recipes to get you started:

Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies

Source: 12 Tomatoes

It’s like lemon cheesecake, but in cookie form. Check out the recipe here.

 

Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Source: Sweet Little Kitchen

These lavender cookies are not only tasty, but also fragrant and elegant – perfect as a gift. See the recipe here.

 

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies

Source: Sweet Spicy Kitchen

Other than chocolate chips, you can also add nuts, sprinkles, or pieces of candy bars – your imagination is the limit. Check out the recipe here.

 

Orange-Infused Sweet Ricotta Peach Cookies

Source: Mitzy at Home

Are these too pretty to eat? Probably. Read up on the recipe here.

 

Mint Chip Sugar Cookies

Source: Little Dairy on the Prairie

The soft, fluffy texture meets the refreshing, tangy taste of mint. Find out how to make them here.

 

White Chocolate Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies

Source: The BakerMama

The oatmeal gives a chewy texture and keeps you full, while the white chocolate and blueberry melt together to give a sweet, juicy flavour. Find the recipe here.

Hall And Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

There’s nothing really exciting about eating oatmeal. Most of the time it’s like eating glue. You know all the health benefits of eating oatmeal, but you’re still not convinced even after adding a drizzle of honey. Well, have no fear because I have a tasty and chewy cookie recipe that could spice up your oatmeal life.(PS: this recipe has no affiliation with the musical duo ‘Hall and Oates’, it’s just a friendly pun)

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Ingredients
3 eggs (beaten)
1 tsp of vanilla
1 cup of butter
1 cup of brown sugar
1 cup of white sugar
2   1/2 cups of flour
1 tsp of salt
1 tsp of cinammon
2 tsp of baking soda
2 cups oatmeal
3/4 cup of chopped nuts


Method

  1. Mix eggs and vanilla together and let it stand for 1 hour.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar.
  3. Add flour, salt, cinnamon and soda and mix.
  4. Blend in egg-raisin mixture, oatmeal, and chopped nuts.
  5. Dough will stiffen.
  6. Heap teaspoons of dough mixture onto ungreased cookie baking paper. Roll into balls and flatten slightly onto tray.
  7. Bake at 176 degrees celsius until brown, dark and chewy (12-13 minutes).
  8. Cool your cookies on a cooling rack and enjoy these bad boys.