I think I found the perfect Valentine cookie for this year. I was surfing the net for cookie recipes and stumbled upon this recipe at Cookie Madness. I made a few changes and came up with a chocolate chip cookie that is to die for!! It is a crunchewy cookie that has a hint of Malt and is sure to be a hit .
Malted Chocolate Chip Cookies (Printable Version)
adapted from Cookie Madness
1 cup butter
1 1/4 cups light brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup malted milk powder
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 large egg
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup Heath toffee baking bits (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a mixing bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar, malted milk powder, chocolate syrup, and vanilla; beat for 2 minutes. Mix in egg.
In a small bowl mix flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture.
Stir in chocolate chips
Shape into 1 1/2 to 2 inch balls; place about 3 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.( lined my sheets with parchment paper )
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool for 2 minutes on pan before removing to wire racks to cool completely.