Celebration cookies

By Paul Jobin

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Celebration cookies. Photo / Ian Jones
Celebration cookies. Photo / Ian Jones

200g butter, diced
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla paste
2 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
2 cups flour, sifted
1 1/2 cups chopped cashew nuts
400g chocolate drops
1/2 cup threaded coconut

1 Preheat oven to 160C. Line baking trays with non-stick baking paper.

2 In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and the two sugars together until soft.

3 Beat the eggs and vanilla then mix in the butter and sugar.

4 Mix in the remaining ingredients, portion into 30g balls and press flat.

5 Place on to the trays and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

6 Place in oven and bake for 25 minutes.

7 Remove and allow to cool. Store in an airtight container.

- Herald on Sunday

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