Red Fife Double Chocolate Cookies

by Lois Hoffman

The author’s double chocolate biscuits, which are made with 50% ‘Red Fife’ flour.

about 33 cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup 100% Dutch processed cocoa
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1-1/2 cups ‘Red Fife’ flour, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1-1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • In a large bowl, combine the butter, oil, applesauce and sugars. Mix eggs and water. Add the cocoa, and mix again.
  • Mix the remaining ingredients.
  • Let the dough rest for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Drop the dough by heaped tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 12 minutes or until cookies are set. Let cool on a cookie sheet.


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Lois Hoffman is a freelance writer and photographer with over 20 years of experience covering topics related to rural life. She lives on a 37-acre hobby farm in Michigan.

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