The TOUGH Cookie by The Travelling Gourmet TM

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM

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The implacable and tough Travelling Gourmet TM makes macho cookie BOMBS for…

MACHO men and beautiful ladies…

Chocolate and Honey BOMBS

They will blow up your appetite!


cup butter, softened
cup packed brown sugar/Demerara
teaspoon vanilla essence or scrape out the seeds from one Vanilla Pod
cup all-purpose flour
tablespoons full cream milk
1/2      cup semisweet chocolate chips

box short crust pastry dough
Good quality thick Chocolate sauce to drizzle over

Honey to drizzle over


  • In large bowl, mix butter and brown sugar. Add vanilla, flour and milk, mixing until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Shape mixture into 16 balls; place on a tray. Place tray in freezer until balls are frozen.
  • Heat Preheat oven to 350° F/150 C. make dough into round circles about 3 inches in diameter. Using your hands or roll with rolling pin, press each into 3-inch circle.
  • Grease Spray 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray or brush with butter (NO margarine and trans fat with palm oil). Place 1 cookie dough ball in center of each dough circle. Fold dough around ball, and press to seal around ball. Place seam side down in pie plate. Like making a big Ravioli.
  • 4 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown and cooked through. Different ovens will take longer or shorter times. Keep your eye on them! Cool 5 minutes before serving. Drizzle with chocolate sauce and honey! Enjoy wirh strong macho double Espresso coffee! Black like the midnight sky! Good with Rum and Raisin Ice Cream too! More RUM, less raisins!!! Ha1 Ha!
One TOUGH Cookie! When the going gets tough, the TOUGH eat cookies!

About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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