Sunday, September 28, 2014

Neiman Marcus Cookies.


Rimmed like lace, 
the soft crumb
hides dark and light bits.

Ravenous bite, 
follow sweet
with gulps of milk.


Neiman Marcus Cookies

time 30 minutes preparation, 30 minutes baking
yields 16-18 cookies

100g butter
50g granulated sugar
60g brown sugar
½ tsp. vanilla extract
1 medium egg
45g oatmeal, processed in blender to a fine powder
70g flour
¼ tsp. baking powder
¼ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. Himalayan salt
50g dark chocolate chunks
50g walnuts, chopped
30g dark chocolate, grated

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugars together in a large bowl until fluffy, about 3 minutes. 
Add vanilla and egg and beat until combined, about 30 seconds. 
Add oatmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and beat until combined, about 30 seconds. 
Stir in chocolate chips, walnuts, and grated chocolate.
Roll dough into walnut sized balls and place them a couple centimeters apart on lined baking sheets. 
Bake until light golden but still soft in the middle, 10–12 minutes. 
Transfer cookies to a rack and let cool.