Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cookies

Most of you probably think I’m a little nuts for hanging out by an oven today. Yep it’s hot and yes this fact has probably been mentioned in every conversation I’ve had for the past two weeks since it’s been hot. But actually I don’t want to talk about how my skin feels like it’s on fire all day, or how I looked like I’d been for a swim after my Pilates class this week, I want to talk about cookies. These cookies actually. Some might think that chocolate dipped strawberries are a Valentine’s related thing or a let me welcome you to my hotel thing, but in my house chocolate dipped strawberries are a regular feature. My mum makes the best ones using

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Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

By about five thirty this afternoon I felt like I had totally wasted my day. An unfulfilling quest for shoes for a wedding had irritated me, and I wanted to make something to end the afternoon on a better note. I had an hour before my evening cinema plans and quickly threw together this recipe for banana chocolate chip cookies. It was really simple and they came out with a cakey quality similar to a whoopie pie. For this recipe I recommend baking on a lower heat so the chocolate chips don’t burn and they bake more evenly.

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