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Easy recipe: egg free or eggless cookies

 So we came down with COVID-19 and had some time to cook and bake at home. We also watched a lot of magic school bus from the good old days of PBS. 

But here's a super easy recipe I found from the BBC one day when I ran out of eggs and our food/grocer delivery was running a bit slow.

Ingredients: (Makes around 24 cookies) 

125g (about 1 cup) butter or pure vegetable margarine, softened

125g (about 1 cup) caster sugar or regular sugar or even brown sugar will work too

1 tsp vanilla essence or extract

200g (about 2 cups) self-raising flour or all purpose flour will work to

1 tsp baking powder/soda

1 tbsp water, for some reason, I always need to do like 6 tbsp of milk or soymilk 

Optional: 2 tbsp coco powder (to make it chocolate)

Optional : milk chocolate chips or milk chocolate cut into chips or 2 oreos


Preheat the oven to 180°C ,350°F or gas mark 4.


Cream the butter and sugar together(with a wooden spoon) in a large bowl until light, fluffy and golden.


Stir everything together (vanilla, flour, baking powder and chocolate chips or oreos, add the water and the Coco powder) to make the yummy dough.


Sprinkle some flour onto a surface and the dough. Roll out the dough and with cookie cutters cut out the shapes and lay them out onto greased, lined baking sheets. Spacing them well apart.


Bake for about 12 minutes or until golden brown.

This recipe is super easy and forgiving. There's another version I'm thinking of trying also here: