Choc Mocca Earthquake Cookies January 15, 2015 13:14

Telegraph Hill Choc Mocca Earthquake cookiesOnce cooked these cookies have 'earthquake' cracks, hence their name!

Beat together

  • 1 ½ cups Brown Sugar
  • ½ cup Olive Oil

 Beat together and mix in

  • ¼ cup sour cream or plain yoghurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

Sift together and then mix in

  • 1 ¾ cups plain flour
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 tsp B Soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Mix all together and refrigerate for 4 hours – should be quite firm.

Sift ½ cup Icing sugar onto plate and spoon small portions (1 heaped tspn) of mixture onto icing sugar. Roll into balls and place on baking paper covered baking tray.

Bake in the centre of the oven 10-12 minutes 175º C. Should still feel very soft when removed from oven.