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Cherished Chintz and Choc Chip Cookies

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I have wanted a piece of chintz for a long time, I know many of you have such a cherished piece already in your keepsakes, a few months ago, an opportunity arose, for a little ‘indulgence’ so I bought this tiered stand and beautiful teapot. What better way to display these delicious choc chip cookies.

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A beautiful pink/crimson rose and apricot chintz with gold trimmings.

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Royal Albert ‘Old Country Roses’ Chintz Collection and even better an original piece Made in England.

august 2012 027 august 2012 030 chintz august 2012 019 Top layer Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes, bottom layer Choc Chip Cookies, read on for the recipe…

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Recipe: Choc Chip Cookies (adapted from Against All Grain)

1/4 cup coconut oil

1/4 cup almond butter

1 egg

2 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons palm sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3/4 teaspoon lemon juice

2 1/2 tablespoons coconut flour

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 cup dark chocolate pieces 70% cocoa

1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 190°C. Cream coconut oil,almond butter with an electric beater until creamy. Add the egg and beat for a further minute.

Firstly combine all the ‘wet’ ingredients: honey, vanilla extract and lemon juice and palm sugar. Combine well and mix into egg mixture. Beat well. Then add the sifted ‘dry ingredients’ coconut flour and baking soda. Add the mini chocolate chips. For some added texture raisins or cranberries can also be added for extra texture.

Roll a teaspoon of mixture into individual balls and place on oven proof baking paper on tray. Press lightly down with either your fingers of a fork to make round cookie shape. Bake in a moderate oven for 8 to 10 minutes until golden. The cookies will still be soft when you take them out of the oven. Let cool on tray.

Melt the dark chocolate and coat one side of the cookie for added decoration.

august 2012 033 august 2012 033-001 A wonderful gluten/grain free cookie recipe. You’ll love the taste of these cookies.

Linking to

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Mosaic Monday – Little Red House

Have a lovely day everyone. Yvette…x


    • Thanks Pat, it took me a while to get a piece, butr I’m happy I’ve finally added to my collection! Yx

  1. Oh my, Yvette, what a gorgeous chintz teapot and tiered stand! You did well to find them. LOVE them! Your cookies look wonderful too. Would love to join you for tea and cookies! Thank you for sharing and joining me for tea.


    • And would enjoy having you Sandi, for afternoon tea. I haven’t joined in to Teatime Tuesday in so long, but it’s always a pleasure linking up and saying hello. Thanks for hosting! Yx

  2. Millie says

    Any chintz china is beautiful, and yours is no exception.Lovely post!

    • Thanks Millie, so true…I’m going to have to photograph one day, my aunties collection. She has the teapot right down to the sugar bowl. A lovely Collection of blues and yellows. Thanks for calling by and leaving a comment! Yx

    • Thanks Betty, all that the budget could buy, They are just beautiful, and it’s rare to find original Made in England pieces so I had to scoop them up! Yx

  3. You know, I keep seeing chintz all over the place and yes, I would love to have a piece of chintz. I guess it had to grow on me, for some reason. Love your pieces – can’t decide which one is the prettiest. Your photos are always wonderful. (Have you tried the kaleidoscope on the chintz?)

    Your desserts look awesome. I never thought of adding melted chocolate to chocolate chip cookies (esp. dark chocolate!). That’s a great idea. And, I still love that cherry chocolate idea. MMMMM.


    • Thanks Jenn, I’m still to use the kaleidoscope on the chintz, I’m certainly having some fun with those.HAve a wonderful day! Yx

  4. Oh I too have a weak spot for chintz! I only have a few pieces, but they are prized. Your new tea pot is gorgeous for sure, I love that pattern and the shape. And your dessert server is beautiful as well, and decked out with those delicious looking treats! Wow!

  5. My daughter was just admiring that pattern today when we went out for tea at our favorite little tea room! It is such a pretty pattern and your goodies look delightful 🙂

  6. Hi Yvette,
    thanks for linking up to Heart & Home today.
    I love chintzware too and your chintz teapot and cake stand are very pretty – what a rich and stunning colour!
    And your gluten free biscuits look great.
    Thanks so much for sharing the recipe with us 🙂
    Have a blessed day..Trish

  7. Marty@A Stroll Thru Life says

    Gorgeous teapot and my do the cookies look amazing. Hugs, Marty

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