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Mini Egg Bakery Cookies are BIG, thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies studded with mini Easter eggs. What's not to love?
Easter is fast approaching yet again! What happened to 2023?? Time is flying by.
I already have a number of mini egg recipes like:
These Mini egg bakery cookies emulate big and thick bakery cookies like the Levain cookies. These ones are packed full of Easter cheer and also have chocolate chips... Because we can never have too much chocolate!
These are a twist on my bakery style chocolate chip cookies as these cookies result in tall, thick and chewy cookies Every. Single Time!
How to Make Mini Egg Bakery Cookies
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Mini Egg Bakery Cookies
- 1 Cup Butter, Cold and chopped into small pieces (220g)
- ¾ Cup Brown Sugar (150g)
- ½ Cup Sugar (100g)
- 2 Large Eggs
- 1 Tbsp. Vanilla Extract
- 3 and ½ Cups All Purpose Flour (420g)
- 1 Tbsp. Cornflour
- 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
- 250 g Mini Eggs
- ½ Cup Chocolate Chips (90g)
- Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) and line two baking trays with baking paper.
- With an electric mixer, beat the cold butter with the brown sugar and sugar creaming them together.
- There should still be clumps of butter visible.
- Add the eggs and vanilla extract and beat in. Again, there should still be chunks of butter visible.
- In a separate bowl, mix the flour, cornflour and baking powder together.
- Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. The batter will be quite stiff.
- Chop a few of the ester eggs in half. Leave most of them whole (or chop into sizes you want).
- Stir in the mini eggs and chocolate chips.
- Divide the mixture into around 14-16 medium balls and arrange on the prepared pan. Only four or five to a tray as they will spread.
- I didn't roll mine, more like clumped them together in a rustic look. You want them tall balls rather than flatter balls as this will help them remain thick.
- Chill the dough for 30 minutes – 1 hour to re chill the butter and avoid spreading.
- Bake for around 15-18 minutes. The dough will still be a little soft to the touch.
- It's at this moment you can choose to top each cookie with extra mini eggs so that they melt into the tops of each cookie.
- Allow to cool for 10 minutes on the trays and then transfer to a wire rack to cool.
- Store in an airtight container for up to a week.