Supremely Simple Easter Egg Choc-Chip Cookie Recipe

So you have leftover Easter eggs in the house, huh? You’re not alone! We have a box of them in the pantry that I’m slowly sharing with the kids. They are still small enough (at 1.5 yrs and 3.5yrs old) to ration them out to. They don’t even notice if one goes missing some nights when my cup of tea and belly are lonely.

My youngest son and I have just made some of my Ultimate Choc Chip Cookies with some of the left over Easter Eggs – the perfect way to use them up. You can find the recipe here.

Simply crumble the Easter Eggs in your clean hands, and add to the mixture instead of the chocolate chips.

How simple is that?

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Yummy Macadamia Florentines Made With Breakfast Cereal

Florentines are a cafe classic with their nutty, fruity, toffee crunch. And don’t forget the chocolate!

My eldest son has about 3 different types of breakfast cereals on the go. His favourite through winter and at the moment is porridge with brown sugar. This means that some of the other cereals have been left all alone in the pantry. So, I decided to find a recipe to use up the left over cornflakes.

Florentines are usually made with flaked almonds. I didn’t have any in the pantry – but I did have some macadamia nuts (surprise, surprise!). ¬†They work brilliantly with the sweetness of the dried fruit and crunch of the cornflakes.

Do you have lonely breakfast cereals in the cupboard? Why not find a recipe to use them up.

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Awesome Choc Chip Cookies in 4 Easy Steps

Choc Chip Cookies are a subjective little thing – Some people like them crunchy, others prefer chewy cookies. Some will just eat the uncooked cookie dough if they get the chance.

Then there’s the chocolate – I prefer dark chocolate for its rich bitter taste. If you’re cooking for kids, you may prefer to use milk chocolate. Or why not use the trifecta – Dark, Milk and White Chocolates – to make Triple Choc Chip Cookies?

These choc-chip cookies are pretty awesome. They have a slight crunch around the edges, the centre is chewy and moist, and they also maintain a bit of their height during the cooking process. But I’m warning you now – They will not last long!

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Sweet and Delicious Strawberry, White Chocolate and Lemon Muffins

Strawberries are steadily coming down in price, which is great because I love berries. My first steps were made toward my mother, who was holding out a strawberry to entice me. It worked!

Muffins are a great way to whip up a sweet treat. There’s no need to cream your butter and sugar – simply combine the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients. But be careful not to overmix the batter – you don’t want a tough muffin!

While the strawberries are a healthy choice, the addition of white chocolate makes these muffins a little bit naughty – but oh so sweet and delicious. The lemon zest also lifts and lightens the flavours.

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