It’s been a while since I last made something with Milo. No, my love for Milo is not a story of the past. I am still very much in love with that green tin filled with chocolatey-malty goodness. For those of you who do not know, I am a self-proclaimed Milo Addict, and a darn proud one too.
When I found out that Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids and Doreen from my little favourite DIY are hosting Little Thumbs Up, and the theme for the month is Milo. It got me all motivated to bake with Milo again! Plus, it’ll be a good way to celebrate Delishar’s 2nd birthday. It’s been 2 years, since I started this cooking blog to document my culinary adventure in my tiny Singapore kitchen. Time flies don’t it? But I’m very grateful for your readership, and I’ve always enjoyed all my interactions with you! Thank you!
In 2 years, I have documented 17 Milo recipes, including this one. Here is an older post with a compilation of 16 Milo recipes that I have made, and documented since I started blogging on this cooking blog. You can see how my photography and food styling techniques have changed! Of all the recipes that I have made so far, I have to say that my top 3 will be Milo Cookies, Milo Tiramisu, and S’mores Milo Brownies.
The original recipe calls for 250g of butter, and it yields a much flatter cookie. I like my cookies slightly puffier, so I reduced the amount of butter. I mentioned the top 3 Milo recipe, and this is my number 4. I love my cookies soft and chewy. This absolutely has the right texture, and taste amazing! Malt, butter, and melted chocolate chips. How can it not? This is the first thing my kids ask for when they wake up in the morning. Of course, no cookies for breakfast. But they know they have to work very hard to ‘earn’ their cookie which will be dessert for them after dinner. I have to admit that I did use the cookies to my advantage. The girls were very well behaved when see these chocolate chips Milo cookies sitting patiently in the cookie jar.
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Chocolate Chips Milo Cookies
- 200 g unsalted butter softened
- 1/2 cup 110g brown sugar
- 1/4 cup 50g castor sugar
- 2 eggs 60g each
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups 256g plain flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1-1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp 80g Milo powder
- 1 cup 180g semi sweet mini chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 190C
- Cream butter and sugar until fluffy
- Add eggs one at a time and beat slightly, then add vanilla, and beat until combined
- Add Milo powder and beat to combine
- Sift in flour, baking soda, and salt
- Beat until just combined
- Fold in chocolate chips
- Bake for 10-12 minutes, longer if you want it to be crispy
I am submitting this post to Little Thumbs Up September 2015 – Milo.
Organised by Bake for Happy Kids and my little favourite DIY.
LY16 September, 2015 at 8:01 am
Thanks for sharing! These looks absolutely inviting and I’m so gonna try it!
Happy 2nd Anniversary!
Michelle16 September, 2015 at 10:39 am
I’m a fan of Milo too. I used to eat it straight from the tin. Thanks for the cookies recipe!
Zoe17 September, 2015 at 8:04 am
Happy Anniversary to your blog! You seem like you have been blogging for ages because everything in your blog is so good 🙂
Fantastic Milo cookies! Doreen and I are very happy to have you baking along with us.
Phong Hong17 September, 2015 at 1:34 pm
Ah! I have just stumbled upon the Milo recipes resource center hah..hah… Hi Sharon! Milo is wonderful isn’t it? I have an aunt who used to mix Milo powder with condensed milk in a mug and eat it straight like that.
Happy 2nd Blog Anniversary and these Chocolate Chip Milo Cookies are a great way to celebrate. I learnt something from you here – reduce the butter to get a cookie that is not so flat. Wished I had read this before I baked my cookies yesterday.
Pearly Toh26 February, 2017 at 10:27 pm
Hi Sharon, i made these today, both the chewy as well as the crunchy ones(left them to bake longer). Kids love it! They prefer the soft chewy ones too. Thanks for sharing this recipe.