Woman Figures Out Famous Amos’ Cookie Recipe, Shares Steps Online And Goes Viral

Woman Figures Out Famous Amos’ Cookie Recipe, Shares Steps Online And Goes Viral

Lifestyle Food
By Rachel on 13 May 2020
Senior Digital Editor

During this stay-home season, plenty of people are transforming into culinary connoisseurs as they try to keep themselves entertained. There’s lots of time and we have to eat anyway, so might as well get busy in the kitchen, right?

Dalgona coffee, pancake cereal, and IKEA meatballs aside, one lady from Malaysia named Baizura Muhammad has seemed to have figured out Famous Amos’ cookie recipe. The original post is written in Malay, but here is a translated version in English.

Read on to find out how to make these Famous Amos cookies!

Famous Amos cookie recipePhoto from Miss Ling's Kitchen

First, prepare the following ingredients:

  • 250g butter
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 6 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • Almond flakes or almond nibs (optional)

According to her, the more premium your ingredients, the better the cookies will taste.

Famous Amos recipePhoto from Baizura Muhammad via Facebook

Step 1: Mix the butter, brown sugar, vanilla essence and egg in a bowl. Use a spoon instead of a mixer for better texture.

Famous Amos recipePhoto from Baizura Muhammad via Facebook

Step 2: In the same container, add in the wheat flour, corn flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, and cooking oil. Continue mixing slowly, and avoid over-stirring.

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Famous Amos recipePhoto from Baizura Muhammad via Facebook

Step 3:  Add the chocolate chips and stir until evenly mixed. Add in the almond flakes/nibs, or even cornflakes if you wish.

Famous Amos recipePhoto from Baizura Muhammad via Facebook

Step 4: Leave the mixture in the refrigerator for 30 minutes

Famous Amos recipePhoto from Baizura Muhammad via Facebook

Step 5: Preheat the oven at 150. Roll the cookie dough into little balls, arrange them with enough buffer space on a baking tray, and bake for around 20 minutes. There is no need to press the cookie dough down as it will expand and flatten on its own.

Famous Amos recipePhoto from Baizura Muhammad via Facebook

There you have it, fragrant and delicious chocolate chip cookies in just 5 easy steps!

Baizura encourages everyone to try out her recipe, especially home bakers who wish to make a buck off these cookies. “Just go ahead, no need to ask for permission”, she states in her Facebook post, which has over 220,000 shares till date. We applaud her for her kind generosity and baking chops!

Share this recipe with a friend who loves cookies!

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