An icey treat which both adults and kids will find irresistible – they are especially great for parties!
- 200 g dark chocolate, chopped
- 50 g butter, chopped
- 2 eggs, whisked
- 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup plain flour
- ½ tsp baking powder
- Melted white chocolate, to serve
- ½ cup peanut butter
- ½ cup roughly chopped salted peanuts
- 2 L tub chocolate chip ice-cream, softened
Preheat oven to moderate, 180 C. Line two trays with baking paper.
In a saucepan, melt chocolate and butter on medium. Cool.
In a bowl, using an electric mixer, beat eggs, sugar, and vanilla until thickened. Beat in melted chocolate mixture. Fold in sifted flour and baking powder.
Dollop tbsps of mixture onto trays to make 16 rounds, 2 cm apart. Bake 8 to 10 mins, until cookies are just cracked on top. Cool completely on trays.
ICE-CREAM Meanwhile, in a large bowl, fold peanut butter and peanuts through softened ice-cream. Return to container and freeze until firm.
Sandwich two cookies together with a generous scoop ice-cream. Drizzle with melted white chocolate to serve.
TIP: For speed, use your favourite ready-make chocolate cookies.
Photo: Rob Shaw/BauerSyndication.com.au