These impressive little munchies are so delicious when hot that I have never eaten them cold yet!
Another great thing to do with the mix, (if you are disciplined enough) is to roll half of it into baking paper in a long sausage, freeze it and then when in need of a quick fix, slice frozen and cook in hot oven or in Microwave Grill. If using the Microwave Grill 4 cookies will only take around 4 minutes. Fresh, hot cookies in 4 minutes! What more could a cookie junkie ask for? Grown Up Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 110 g toasted blanched almonds
- 45 g icing sugar
- 120 g unsalted butter
- 60 g condensed milk
- 1 tsp Vanilla - Bean Paste Heilala vanilla bean paste BUY
- Pinch sea salt
- 100 g plain flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 40 g dark rum
- 90 g dark chocolate chips
- 150 g craisins
- 80 g pecans
- 80 g macadamias, roughly chopped
Preheat oven to fan forced 180ºC. Line 2 baking sheets with baking paper. Set aside.
Place almonds into Thermomix bowl and mill 10 sec/speed 8.
Add sugar, butter, milk, vanilla, salt, flour and baking powder and mix 10 sec/speed 6.
Add remaining ingredients and mix with spatula by hand.
Use a tablespoon to spoon the mixture out into even sized amounts onto prepared trays.
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden.
(Note baking time is longer if you have used all flour and no almond meal).
Cool on a wire rack, and try not to eat them all before they are cool.