Milo Thins

26 Mar 2012

Milo Thins


Inspired by a comment from Margarita, who preferred Milo to Ovaltine, I have decided to make some Milo cookies!




And what a great idea that turned out to be! These barely lasted half a day. Who knew? I've had this Milo sitting in my cupboard for a while, and was wondering what to do with it (I guess I could drink it, but where's the fun in that?) Whatever I have on hand, I will make cookies with it. Chocolate chips? Let's do it. Orange juice? Sure, put it in.  My neighbors dog? You know what to do. In with the rest.

Luckily I had a plan for these cookies. Maybe I'll save the dog for my next batch ;).

Now I know someone who hates cookies. I know it's weird, but these people DO EXIST! Anyways, I asked her to try one, and she LOVED them! She's even requesting me to make them again some time. Of course I ate my fair share of them. You know how it is with these cookies. "Well they're so thin. I'll have another one.. Well that was a small one, maybe one more.. Now, wait, how are they all gone?"

So since I have more Milo left, I have no choice but to make more cookies. Or maybe experiment with other types of Milo baked goods. Thank you Margarita! :)



What you'll need:

-1/2 cup butter, melted
-1/2 cup white sugar
-1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
-1 cup all-purpose flour
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
-1 egg
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1/4 cup Milo powder


Directions:

    1.   Preheat the oven to 350˚F 
    2.   In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add the egg and the vanilla and beat well.
    3.   In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, salt, baking soda and Milo powder.
    4.   Slowly add the flour/Milo mixture to the wet mixture, stirring until fully incorporated
    5.   Roll into small balls and place them 4 inches apart on a lightly sprayed baking sheets (watch out, they spread a lot)
    6.   Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until golden. Let cool on wire racks.




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8 comments:

  1. I've never had Milo, but these look delicious!

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  2. I'm not even sure what Milo is! But these cookies look fantastic! And they must be if they can change the mind of a cookie hater! :)
    -Lacy @ NYCityEats.com

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  3. These cookies look beautiful, crisp and tasty.

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  4. Well, I dont' have any milo powder around, tragically..but I DO have ovaltine! Score.

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  5. I love crisp and thin cookies, and your Milo cookies turned out so yummy, and perfect.
    I'm following your blog, and invite you to follow mine as well!

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  6. there's always milo in my house, i take them almost 3-4 times a week, never thought of using them in baking. hmm, even cookies haters love hate? wow, they must be real yummy!!

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  7. hey i want some! your dog comment made me laugh heehee hope study's goin well martha stewart <3

    -lemony iris

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  8. Non-cookie lovers?! Scary people. Gotta try these if they won them over though! YUM!

    http://juicebylouis.blogspot.com

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