Thursday, January 10, 2008

Cornflakes Cookies



I finally test out this cookie by baking a batch since this is one of the cookies I wanted to make for CNY. Glad to say I like it and it's so easy to make too. I used the small cookie scoop to scoop the cookies and hence the even shape. This way I don't even have to dirty my hands.





I adapted the recipe from Gina (Cuisine Asia) and did some slight modification.

Ingredients:

(A)
120ml canola oil
1 large egg
1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup + 1/8 cup sugar

(B)
1 1/4 cup self-raising flour
1 1/2 cup cornflakes

Method:

1. Mix (A) in a bowl. Add in (B). Mix well with a spatula. Some cornflakes will crush when mixing.

2. Use a small cookie scoop and scoop cookie dough and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

3. Bake at preheated 350'F oven for 15-17 minutes. Or baked in preheated 325'F convection oven for 13-15 minutes.

4. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes before transferring it to cool completely on a wire rack. Store in air-tight container.


~Yield about 32-35 with cookie scoop.

Edited to add: You should bake the cookie dough inside the paper cup so that the dough will expand to fit the paper cup while baking.

60 comments:

Lin said...

These cookies look wonderful. How is the texture like? Hard or crisp?

Anonymous said...

looks cute & delicious. may i know why the recipe asks for 1/4 cup + 1/8 cup of sugar and totalled up say, 2/3 cup of sugar, for example?

Andaliman said...

Share with me, please :)

Little Corner of Mine said...

Thanks Lin,
This is a crispy and crunchy cookies and not too sweet.

Anon,
Because the total is 3/8 cup of sugar, isn't that harder to measure? Every measuring cups come with 1/4 cup, so you just scoop 1/4 cup and then half of 1/4 cup to get 1/8 cup, is that simple. I'm just trying to simplifying it you, man!

Feel free Andaliman. :)

Sue said...

Hi! Just dropped by..ooo..yummy..cookies....

beachlover said...

Cornflakes cookies...sound good!.I like your cookies photo I never make any cornflakes meal or cookies b4..Nobody really eat cornflakes at home.Usually,I bought a box for hubby,and after months have to throw away..now i know what to do!!

Little Corner of Mine said...

Thanks Sue and thanks for dropping by. :)

Thanks Beachlover. You can use it to make conflakes cookies or conflakes shrimps. ;)

singairishgirl said...

I might try this recipe. Is this the same base recipe that you use for your oats cookies? I do that kind of measurement too - 1/4 + 1/8cup. Hehe. It's easier.

Big Boys Oven said...

Walio. this is do delicous, must be very crunchy too!

Febrie said...

nyontek resepnya ya ... mo bikin buat anak2 nihh .. lam kenal .. :)

Ling's Passion said...

Your cookies looks delicious. I am already in CNY mood after seeing your cookies...

daphne said...

so fast yay..CNY coming. Those cookies look great!! Will be a great hit I think (esp with the little ones!)

Anonymous said...

hi! your cookies look great! thanks for sharing the recipe.. i want to try it soon but was wondering if it is a must to use canola oil? can i use sunflower oil instead? thanks! :)

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi D,
Yes, it's the same base recipe. Very easy to make.

Thanks BBOven.

Hi Febrie,
Welcome to my blog. :)

Hahaha Ling! I can't wait to decorate my house too. Maybe would do that end of Jan...hehehe...

Thanks Daphne, yeah lor...guess have to make pineapple jam and freeze soon in preparation for my pineapple tarts.

You're welcome Anon. I used Canola oil because it is a neutral oil, very low in saturated fat and high in monounsaturated and zero trans fat. But I guess sunflower oil is very mild and almost neutral so yes you can substitute with this.

Precious Moments said...

Ching, this is what my sister requested for this year CNY. Now I need to consolidate ingredients. Another one and a half week before I starts busy baking for the CNY.

BTW, can't remember whether I did it. Thank you for giving me that award!

Anonymous said...

hi! the cookies looked awesome! i've got a question. can i use all purpose flour instead of self-raising flour? thanks a million!

Leena said...

I just started a food blog and would like to add your blog link, is that ok?

Thanks

The Cooking Ninja said...

Hmm...I have to try this out. I have a big bag of organic unsweetened cornflakes. :)

Btw: Love your new pic of your girls. They are too cute. Little One is walking now huh. Time sure flies fast.

Little Corner of Mine said...

Edith,
Yes, another 1.5 week and we will be baking like crazy! When I think of how much cookies I wanted to make, I got scare because it's a lot of work and not sure whether I can do it! *Sigh*

Hi Anon,
Yes you can. Just add 1 tsp. of baking powder.

Of course Leena, go ahead. :)

Hi Cooking Ninja,
Then you should! It's so easy to make anyway, basically throw everything together and mix with a spoon. Thanks and yes little Edda has been walking for 5 months now. Very cute to see her walk...hehehe....

Anonymous said...

Hi, am looking at your kuih bangkit. Where can I get the savoy brand coconut milk?

Puspha said...

Yummy yummy!!

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Anon,
Are you situated in U.S.? If yes, you should be able to buy this at any of the major Asian market. If you are in S.E.A, then I have no idea.

Thanks Puspha.

Anonymous said...

Hi
I'm new in baking, would like to know what is vanilla extract ? Can we get it in Malaysia ? Thank you very much.

Sorina said...

Those look and sound wonderful!

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Anon,
You should be able to buy vanilla extract in M'sia, if you cannot find it in the supermarket, try baking supply stores. Vanilla extract is a solution containing the flavor coumpound vanillin which is extracted from vanilla beans. It mades the cookie smells fragrant.

Thanks Sorina. :)

Anonymous said...

Hi, how do I bake cornflake cookies in the cookie cup? Do i place the batter in the cookie cup or do so after the cookies are baked? Thank you...

Little Corner of Mine said...

Anon,
You only placed the finished cookies on the cookie cup for decoration only.

Anonymous said...

Hi
Your cornflakes cookies looks yummy.
As i am new to baking and doesn't have the cup for exact measurement, can I know is 1/4cup + 1/8 cup sugar= 75g?
Is 350F= 176 degrees?
Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Hi
Can I use vegetable oil instead?
Thanks

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Anon,
For this, you can use 80g up to
90g of sugar. Depends on how sweet you want it.

350'F = 175'C.

Yes, you can use vegetable oil.

Happy Baking!

Anonymous said...

Hi
Thank you so much for your answers, hope my cornflake turn out just as nice as yours too, have a nice day!

Anonymous said...

Hi little corner of mine,

I tried the cookies, but it doesnt turn out gd.
I have used vanilla essence instead of vanilla extract, will there be any difference?
And its was in a darker brown colour type.
Will try again.

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Anon,
I always use 100% Pure vanilla extract, it does makes a different. The cookies really smell great with Pure vanilla extract. Darker brown color means you overbaked it. Maybe try baking it 4-5 mins less.

Quinn said...

Hi there, thanks for the great recipe. I blogged about it too. It was lovely and everyone love it! Simply awesome and simple. And love your blog too, keep posting!

P/S :You mind if I link you from my site?

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Quinn,
Not at all. Glad you like the cookies. Will hop over to take a look at your cookies now. :)

Anonymous said...

1. Mix (A) in a bowl. Add in (B). Mix well. Some cornflakes will crush when mixing.

when u said mix, meaning with mixer or just by hand?

thanks.

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Anon,
Sorry for about that. I just edited my post to include the spatula.

Anonymous said...

hi there
can i substitute the canola oil with melted butter?

thanks!

Little Corner of Mine said...

Yes, you can Anon.

Anonymous said...

hi there again...
this is the anon asking about the melted butter....
i just baked a tray and it looked just like yours only of course hehehe the cupcake is red.... and top of each cookie with a pinch of shredded cheddar cheese

S.O.S ...

i baked @ 160C for 14 mins (convention oven) and the shredded cheese looks brownies n cooked ....
but i am worried whether the cookies can last till cny?
else the next batch i will make them without the cheese ....

help help help

thanks!

Little Corner of Mine said...

Anon, cheese melt really fast, so I would probably add it in at the last few minutes to bake. I really don't know how long this will keep, with cheese better be careful.

Anonymous said...

Hi,

Can I use olive oil ?

Thanks !

Little Corner of Mine said...

Not sure, you can try.

Anonymous said...

Hi,
I love your blog.

Tried out this cookie recipe. Do you have any idea why the cornflakes turned a bit hard? The cookies portion was crunchy, but the cornflakes became hard to chew.

Little Corner of Mine said...

Anon, I'm not sure because I don't have this problem. I made some last week and I just tried one and the cornflakes was not hard to chew at all. Perhaps you can try other brand of cornflakes and see what happen.

Anonymous said...

Hi,

I've tried this last night.. but its not fragrant. I used vanilla extract though they never say its 100% - it stated with alcohol content. Is this the one ?

I also find it abit hard and its not crispy - and quite oily too - I used canola oil.

Little Corner of Mine said...

Anon,
My Pure vanilla extract has 35% alcohol. If you want it to be more fragrant, use melted butter.

Not sure why yours is hard and not crispy though. Mine is oily when baking, the oil came out from the cookies while baking. But not afterward though.

Anonymous said...

Hi,

Its seems it taste nicer the next day... my husband says its nice. But will definetly try melted butter next time.

Thanks !

Little Corner of Mine said...

You're welcome Anon.

Satan Inside said...

I tried the recipe today. Baked at 350C for 17mins. The inner part of the cookies seemed like not completely dry but the outer already getting brown and crunchy. Do you have any idea what goes wrong or how should I improve it? I am baking for the first time though. Thanks

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Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Satan Inside,
Hmm...perhaps your cookie is too thick? Try to flatten it a bit next time so that, it will bake more evenly, like inside is cooked and outside is not too brown.

Anonymous said...

just bake a batch of cornflakes cookies. the cornflake is a bit chewy. i used kellog's cornflake, not sure other brand works well or not but let me finish this box first :)

well, the inside of the cookies is a bit like cake, don't know what happened. maybe should try to eat again tomorrow, see if it turns out like a real cookie.

by the way, if i used melted butter, is it still the same measurement as the oil? i used olive oil this time.


yeou-lee

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Yeou-lee,
Not sure why your cornflake is chewy and it shouldn't taste like cake. Maybe you can try to bake it again if the next day still tasted like cake.

And yes, use the same measurement of melted butter as the oil.

Blessed Homemaker said...

Thanks for this recipe, we enjoy it. I've added some dried currants too.

http://blessedhomemaker.blogspot.com/2009/12/cornflakes-cookies.html

Little Corner of Mine said...

You're welcome blessed homemaker and glad you all enjoyed it. :)

Dumpling Love said...

Hi,

I just made these cookies on the weekend and they were lovely! It's actually the second time I've made them and everyone loved them on both occasions. Thanks for the recipe! Do you mind if I link you on my blog post?

Little Corner of Mine said...

Thanks for the feedback dumpling love, I'm so glad you all loved it. Yes, link up! :)

Anonymous said...

Hi,

May I know where u buy the small cookie scoop? How much does it cost?

Thank you

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Anon,

It's a OXO cookie scoop that I bought at Bed, Bath and Beyond. I think it's about USD$12.