Saturday, 17 March 2012

Oat Bran Chocolate Chip Cookies - Recipe

Well I'm back from vacation! You know what that means, Julie and Julia Project!
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I decided to start with a delicious looking Consolidation Phase dessert. Here I will basically tell you what not to do, because I failed at the Oat Bran Chocolate Chip Cookie found on page 232 of the Dukan Diet book.

The book says it makes about 20 cookies, I made about 8.

The book says 2 hours for the "chocolate bar" to harden, I had mine in the freezer for 12 hours and it was still not hard when I took it out.

It might be hard to see it from this picture, but the chocolate bar (even after 10 extra hours in the freezer) never hardened. it got bendy and more 'solid' but never chocolate-bar-hard.
The book also said 20 minutes cooking, I'm assuming I made the cookies too large because they could have used another 10 minutes at least. They came out very spongey.

INGREDIENTS

2 tsp Duch-processed cocoa
1 egg yolk + 1 egg
1 tbsp Splenda
3 tbsp oat bran
3/4 cup ff plain Greek yogurt
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract (all I had was maple extract, made it smell and taste suuuper yummy.)

For the "Chocolate Bar" that never hardens:

Mix the cocoa, egg yolk, and 1 tsp of Splenda.

Wrap it in plastic wrap and flatten it into a rectangular bar. Mine was a circular bar. Next time I try this recipe I will flatten it really thin, see if that makes it harden faster, or rather, harden at all.

Put it in the freezer for 2 hours, then chop it into coarse chunks. Good luck "chopping" this spongey mess. I ripped it appart instead, got my hands covered in goo-ey cocoa.

When you mix this chocolate mixture into your cookies it will all dissolve into little specks of chocolate that you will be able to smell during the cooking process but you wont be able to taste when you are eating the cookies.

Put the oat bran and chocolate chunks in a bowl. Now add the yogurt, cornstarch, whole egg, baking powder, and maple extract (you can do vanilla if you so choose) and 2 tsp of Splenda.

At least it looks like cookie dough. Yumm...


In the book we are instructed to line the baking sheet with aluminum foil... DO NOT DO THIS, omg. Just don't. I had never heard of lining a cookie sheet with foil to bake cookies and now I know why, they stick! Just spray a cookie sheet with pam or use parchment paper, or spray the aluminum with pam.

He instructs to place small, heaping mounds on the aluminum foil. I think mine must have been too big, this is why they did not cook in 20 minutes. Also, the mixture is kindof runny so make sure you have a lot of space in between cookies because they will run before they start cooking.

Do not line the sheet with aluminum or you will find yourself scraping the cookies off like I did. Parchment paper or pam will work much better.
Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until the edges are nicely browned. Let the cookies cool completely before removing them from the baking sheet.

So as you can see, I did not succeed with these cookies, but at least now you know what not to do and the J & J project is on it's way!

Better luck with my next recipe eh?
I'll let you know if I try this recipe again and succeed. Ugh.

xoxo

40 comments:

  1. Its annoying when they say to do things that clearly dont work. This did make me chuckle a little though! :) better luck next time

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    1. So far I find none of the recipes in the book are really turning out perfectly :P

      Sometimes you have to wonder if they even tested them out XD

      Thanks dear.

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  2. I believe you should fluff the egg whites separately then fold into the cookie mix. I realized this too late after just following above...they came out flat.

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  3. you know I just cook it like a brownie :D

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