Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Choc Chirpie Chip Cookies Recipe: Cricket Flour Cookies

A tasty twist to the beloved old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie, these tastebud-tickling treats will bring out your inner chirpie! The cricket flour adds lot of protein and minerals, and an extra dimension in flavor.

1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup cricket flour*
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 pkg 12 oz choc chips

*To make cricket flour, you will need about 50 adult crickets. Follow steps 1-3 & 5 as for the choc chirpie recipe above. Then whizz the dry-roasted crickets in the blender for cricket flour. 


  1. Mix flour, cricket flour, baking soda and salt 
  2. Cream butter and sugar (10 minutes) then mix in egg and vanilla essence till just blended 
  3. Stir in dry ingredients to form stiff cookie dough. 
  4. Stir in choc chips 
  5. Drop rounded measuring teaspoonfuls onto baking sheet 
  6. Bake at 350 deg F for 15 minutes 


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