News you can trust since 1817

Baking recipe: Bad Girl Bakery gluten free chocolate brownie cookies

This home baking recipe comes from Jeni Hardie at the award-winning, Bad Girl Bakery, based in Highlands town, Muir of Ord.

Published: June 26, 2020

To make the chocolate cookies

The cookie dough doesn't like sitting around once it’s all mixed so it's really important to get the oven on at 160c, line your trays, set the stand mixer up, then weigh out all your ingredients.

Weigh out the chocolate chips into a small bowl and crack the eggs into another bowl.

In the stand mixer bowl, add all the dry ingredients (except the chocolate) and mix to combine.

Keep your mixer on low or there will be a cloud of icing sugar.

If you're doing this by hand, whisk the dry ingredients with a hand whisk.

Next add your eggs to the dry ingredients and mix on low until all the dry ingredients are mixed in.

This is a super thick mixture, so don't think you've done something wrong, it’s meant to be like that!

Modern Scottish recipe: Roast salmon with wilted spinach and Old Pulteney whisky cream reduction

Scape down the sides and bottom of the bowl to make sure everything is mixed. Next add in the chocolate chips and mix until they are evenly through the dough.

Using an ice cream scoop or two soup spoons, scoop out golf ball size balls of the mixture and place on your baking sheet.

You should get around 10 depending on size. They spread a LOT so give them lots of space.

You may only get 4 - 5 on each sheet.

Drink recipe: Cadbury Creme Egg Frappuccino

Pop the trays in the oven for 17 mins (set a timer here as the timings really matter.

They should still look soft when they are ready but not wet looking.

They will set up and form into a lovely chewy cookie with a thin crust.

It’s hard, but do leave them to cool almost completely before lifting them off the trays as they break easily when warm.

Drink recipe: Rum Old Fashioned

They are worth the wait.

To find out more about Bad Girl Bakery, click here.

chocolate cookies


  • 385g icing sugar
  • 95g cocoa powder  
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 medium eggs 
  • 125g chocolate chips (we use a mix of milk and white, but it's up to you)
Copyright ©2022 National World Publishing Ltd
Cookie SettingsTerms and ConditionsPrivacy Policy
crossmenulist linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram