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Great British Bake Off Semi-Finalist Briony Williams, has treated us to another delicious recipe - peanut butter, chocolate and fennel cookies.

June 11th, 2019 Briony's Peanut Butter, Chocolate and Fennel Cookies image
author image Briony Williams Great British Bake Off Semi Finalist


125g unsalted butter softened

250g chunky peanut butter

125g golden caster sugar

175g light soft brown sugar

1 large egg

1 tbsp milk

300g plain flour

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

½ tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1-2 tsp crushed fennel seeds

250g dark chocolate chips


1. Oven on to 180°C. Line 2 baking trays with parchment.

2. Butter, peanut butter and sugars in stand mixer with paddle attachment. Beat until well combined.

3. Egg and milk in a mug and beat with a fork until combined. Tip into butter mixture and beat till combined.

4. Flour, bicarb, baking powder, salt and crushed fennel seeds in a bowl. Whisk to combine.

5. Tip flour mixture into the butter mixture and gently mix until combined. Add choc chips and mix until just combined.

6. Break off a brussel sprout size piece of cookie dough and roll into a ball. Place on parchment and press down to flatten.

7. Bake for 8-10 minutes until they are just hardening. Put on a cooling rack.

The dough will last in the fridge for a week and the freezer for 2 months.

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