CHOCOLATE COOKIES..with peppermint icing
113 gm butter softened
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 cups self raising flour
2 tablespoons cocoa, sifted
preheat oven to 170 c
line baking trays with baking paper
with an electric mixer, beat sugar, butter and egg. add milk.
fold in flour and cocoa till well combined.
roll into walnut sized balls and place 12 to a tray.
flatten slightly with a fork lightly dipped in flour.
cook for 12 minutes.
cool completely and drizzle with icing.
2 cups icing sugar
1 teaspoon peppermint essence
3 drops green food colouring
1 teaspoon soft butter
approx 2 tablespoons milk.
mix all together, adding enough milk to make a slightly runny paste.
drizzle over cookies.