Review & Giveaway – Brown Sugar Cookies with Chocolate Candy with Hodgson Mill’s Flour

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Brown Sugar Cookies with Chocolate Candy

Every year this time I’m usually a baking machine, but since I’m staying home there’s no where to bring the baked goodies!  I’m also busy playing with my precious baby girl all day.  Another reason is I’m trying to limit my intake of sweets since I’m breastfeeding.  I only want to have food that is good for me, but if I do have sweets I also want them to be somewhat good for me too!  

Thanks to Hodgson Mill Flour I was able to create the perfect cookie that would fulfill my sweet tooth without making a huge batch and by using Whole Wheat Pastry Flour instead of regular.   By adding in some of their Bread flour I was able to achieve a slightly crispy edge, and a chewy delicious cookie.  I really think the combination of the two paired nicely.  I also used their Whole Wheat Flour to make some Hot Chicken Cutlets for my husband.  He didn’t even realize it was Whole Wheat! 
Back to the cookies.  They are incredible.  I had to toss out half of the batter because if I didn’t I would have eaten EVERY single cookie that came out of the oven.  The brown sugar really comes through and shines so much that I didn’t even add vanilla.  Shocking right?  I’m entering these into the Hodgson Mill’s Have a GRAIN Holiday Recipe Contest!  I hope you try them and if you do please let me know what you think!  Also like everything I do.. it ALL goes into the same bowl, no prepping aside from creaming the butter and sugars!

Brown Sugar Cookies with Chocolate Candy

Brown Sugar Cookies with Chocolate Candy
Makes 1 Dozen 

1 Stick Butter, room temperature
1/2 White Sugar
1 Cup Brown Sugar
1 Large Egg
1/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 Cup Bread Flour
1 Cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
Pinch of Kosher Salt
1/2 Hard Shell Chocolate Candies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugars.  Add remaining ingredients except candies.  Once combined fold in the candies.  Using a cookie scoop place them onto a cookie sheeet.  Bake for 10-12 minutes and cool on a wire rack.  Enjoy!  


Also be sure to check out the Baker’s Holiday Gift Pack Sweepstakes and also enjoy a coupon good for $1 off any 5 lb. bag of Hodgson Mill Flour,

At Hodgson Mill, our family is working hard to make food that’s the very best for your family. Our cold-grinding grain mill and “just in time” production creates healthy food full of all that nature intended. It’s about healthy food you can feel good sharing with your family – including organic and low fat foods full of fiber and whole grain nutrition. The company tradition that started back in 1882 with Alva Hodgson continues to inspire everything we do. Explore more to learn about our company’s family story and discover how our modern flour mill and traditional stone grain grinders make our foods so naturally wholesome and healthy. 

Now I’m sure you’re eager to try these cookies and to give you the right star Hodgson Mill has offered a giveaway package to one lucky viewer.   Just enter using the form below.
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Courtney Lopez

Founder/Editor at Courtney's Sweets
Family, Food, and Photography are Courtney's passions and you'll see all of that on this blog.She married Chris in summer of 2008 and they had Sweet Baby summer of 2012.Sweet Baby has a rare food allergy called FPIES, which Courtney discusses frequently.She also loves to do car reviews, so check those out too!
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