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Monday!I need chocolate cookies!

Hello there! I wish everyone is having a great day! 🙂

Somehow Monday is always the busiest and longest day of the week for me. If I need something to lift my mood, it will be these chocolate cookies. 🙂 Crisp, crunchy, full of dark chocolate and almonds. It goes well with tea or coffee.

I don’t like milk chocolate much, but I am a super fan for dark chocolate. Studies show that dark chocolate actually helps us to deal with stress and improve our brain function. See, a good reason to have a little bit of dark chocolate everyday. However, don’t over indulge. 😉


I always have some Lindt 70% or 85% Extra dark chocolate bars in my kitchen. I used 85% one in this recipe. I love Lindt dark chocolate. (No Ads here!) The texture is extra smooth. The taste is very well-balanced. This chocolate cookie recipe is simple and easy. After you bake it, let it cool completely and store in a airtight jar. Then, you can enjoy it anytime you want.


Makes 30 small cookies


  • 70% or 85% Dark Chocolate – 100g
  • Butter – 80g
  • Caster sugar – 100g
  • Egg – 1, slightly beaten
  • Plain flour – 150g
  • Almond flakes – 20g
  • Sea salt – 1/8 teaspoon
  • Baking soda – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Raw cocoa powder – 2 1/2 tablespoons
  • Icing sugar – to coat the cookies


  1. Melt the dark chocolate and butter together.
  2. Roughly chopped the almond flakes, and beat egg slightly.
  3. Add sugar, egg, sifted flour, almonds flakes, sea salt, raw cocoa powder and baking soda in the chocolate mixture. Mix well with a spatula and leave in the fridge to chill for 20 minutes.
  4. Preheat over to 180 °C
  5. Prepare baking trays. Line with baking paper.
  6. Divided the cookie dough into 30 mini balls.
  7. Prepare some icing sugar in a plate.
  8. Roll each ball in the icing sugar. Place in the trays and use your palm to flatten it slightly.
  9. Leave some space between each cookie.
  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  11. Cool on baking rack.


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