New Recipe: Four of our best cookie recipes to fill your cookie jars

It’s teatime! Time to enjoy that much-deserved cup of tea with your favourite teatime cookie recipes. You reach out for the cookie jar and… realise it’s empty. Someone else took the last cookie.

We all have experienced this little scenario in our homes. The best part about teatime is having a tasty cookie or two to dunk in your favourite cup of tea. With the winter season not too far anymore, this is the best time to start planning how you are going to fill those empty cookie jars.

We have collated four of our best cookie recipes. So, grab your apron and get ready for the most delicious flavours to engulf your kitchen and home.

Chocolate Chip Cookies – Healthy and guilt-free snack

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe.
Chocolate Chip Cookies: For the love of chocolate. Image: Supplied.

Nothing beats a freshly baked cookie straight out of the oven.  These cookies are made with wholesome ingredients yet taste just as good as a traditional choc chip cookie. They are also gluten-free and vegan and contain much less sugar than your usual cookie recipe.

These cookies are very easy to prepare and ready in less than 20 minutes. Spoil yourself with these tasty chocolate chip cookies. Knowing these chocolate chip cookies are waiting for you, will make you count the hours to teatime. Click here for the full recipe.

Old-fashioned Soetkoekies – Back to the basics

Soetkoekies: Traditional any-time snack. Image: Salvelio Meyer.

If you are looking for a recipe that will produce more than enough cookies, this recipe is for you. This soetkoekie recipe makes more than one hundred cookies. So you can fill numerous cookies jars for many happy teatime hours.

This soetkoekie recipe will cause a surge of nostalgic memories as this is the exact recipe that your granny used to bake. Click here for the full recipe.

Golden Oat Crunchies – Classic teatime snacks

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Oat Crunchies: Baked to a golden crunchy deliciousness. Image: Supplied.

Love at first bite. These oat crunchies are buttery, nutty delicacies many of us grew up with. In many households, this was mum’s holiday solution for hungry children who were always looking for something to snack on.

Oat crunchies are quick and easy to prepare and can easily be doubled if you want to increase the number of cookies. This cookie recipe will satisfy any sweet tooth. Click here for the recipe.

Vegan Gingerbread Cookies – Tasty ginger snacks

Vegan Gingerbread Stars
Vegan Gingerbread Cookies: Tease your taste buds with a special blend of spices. Image: Ursula Lake

Gingerbread is a classic favourite. There is just something about a spicy ginger cookie with its slight burning aftertaste.  The unique combination of spices pairs perfectly with a cup of tea. Gingerbread cookies are such an excellent cookie jar filler.

If you feel creative and have some extra time on hand, you can decorate the gingerbread cookies with beautiful icing patterns. Click here for the recipe.

Get the kettle on, teatime has just become so much sweeter! If you have tried any of our suggested four cookie recipes, please let us know!

If you are looking for more tasty recipes to prepare for your family and friends, just have a look at our recipe page, we have excellent suggestions for you to try.

Also, if you have a recipe you would like to submit as part of our South African themed recipe competition, click here to enter and stand a chance to win R1000. Each recipe published as part of this competition will receive R100. Protection Status

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