Chocolate Mocha Cookies – Homemade Christmas Gift

This is the last in our HOMEMADE Christmas Gift eats Ideas.

I normally make these for our holiday trips in December when we are at the coast with family and they are always a hit, which makes them ideal for your HOMEMADE Christmas Gifts.


125g butter

100g sugar

1 egg, beaten

5ml vanilla essence

15ml milk

15ml instant coffee

155g flour

50ml cocoa

3ml baking powder

3ml bicarbonate of soda

50g oats

125ml dark chocolate chips

125ml white chocolate chips


1.  Preheat the oven to 180 C.  Grease 2 baking sheets, or line with a non-stick silicone sheet.

2.  Cream together the butter and the sugar.

3.  In a small bowl mix together egg, vanilla essence, milk and coffee powder.

4.  In another bowl, sieve together the flour, cocoa and baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.

5.  Add both mixtures alternately to the creamed butter and sugar, beating with each addition.

6.  Add oats and mix well, then add the chocolate chips and mix well again.

7.  Spoon blobs of the mixture onto the prepared baking sheets, a little apart to allow for spreading (each tray should fit about 9).

8.  Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.  Transfer to a wire rack to cool.


***Tip:  my twist on this recipe is to half dip the cookies in melted white chocolate, this adds an extra sweetness to it and is just divine.***

 9.  I used a clear bottle with a lid to seal, white and red ribbon to tie it all together.