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Chocolate candy cane Christmas cookies

I love the smell of homemade cookies - it conjures up memories of family Christmas dinners and cooking with my Mum.
Every Christmas I take a plate full of cookies to work - traditionally butter biscuits and gingerbread. But with a bucket full of candy canes, these chocolate candy cane biscuits was on the menu.
These cookies are soft and rich with just a slight chew. The crushed candy cane gives it a balanced minty flavour. To make sure the candy cane sticks to the cookie, sprinkle it on as soon as the cookies are out of the oven. 

Ingredients: 125g unsalted butter, softened3/4 cup sugar1 egg1 tablespoon yoghurt1 1/4 cup plain flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder1/4 tsp salt1/2 tsp baking soda1/4 tsp baking powder6 mini candy canes, finely crushed90 chocolate chips 
Method: Preheat oven to 175 degrees fan-forcedCream butter and sugar until paleBeat in one egg and yoghurt until well combinedMix flour, cocoa, salt, baking soda and baking powder togetherSift dry ingredients into wet ingredients and mi…

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