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Out of the Box: Spider Choc Chip Cookies

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Out of the Box Cooking is a segment where I start my cooking creativity halfway. You know when you’re at the shops and you can buy the ‘ready made’ mix of cake, curry, tacos etc etc….. Well that’s a great and perfect foundation for a delicious home cooked meal. So here is a halloween inspired Out of the Box post to get us started!

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Don’t worry, they’re not real cockroaches (gross!).

Ingredients:

2 boxes of Betty Crocker Milk Chocolate Chunk Cookies
160g (5.5 ounces) butter
2 eggs

Makes 20 cookies

Ingredients

Steps

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/356F

2. In a large bowl, stir together the cookie mix, eggs and butter until a soft dough forms. Don’t be afraid to use your hands to really mix the ingredients together

Dough

3. Use a heaped tablespoon as a measurement and  use your hands to roll balls of dough onto a lined baking tray. Then, using your hands flatten each ball slightly. Make sure that you leave enough room on the tray for the cookies to expand.

Dough-Balls

Flatten

4. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until cookies are a golden brown.  They harden once they’re out of the oven, so be sure not to over-cook them, unless you really like dry crunchie cookies.

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5. Let them cool, and then using black writing icing decorate each cookie as follows:

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Let the icing harden and then eat up!

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So good, even the little cockroaches wanted a bite :) Love Megs xo

 

 

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