Patty Cake Cookies

patty cake cookies
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  • Yield : 12 cookies
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 25m

I am not sure why these light and easy cookies are called patty cake cookies but they are easy to make and very good.

The recipe calls for self-raising flour you can make it yourself. For each cup of all-purpose flour called for in the recipe, add 1 1/4 teaspoons of baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. So for this recipe you would add 2 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. ONLY if you don’t have self raising flour.


  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 bar dark chocolate for melting


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Line cookie sheet with baking paper.

Step 2

Sift flour and sugar into large mixing bowl. Add oil, eggs, milk, and vanilla. Beat until smooth.

Step 3

Spoon mixture onto baking paper to make patty cakes 2" in diameter. Bake in hot oven for 15 minutes until tops of patty cakes are golden.

Step 4

Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. While cookies are cooling, melt chocolate in microwave or stir over low heat in a saucepan. Spread melted chocolate over top of cooled patty cake cookies. Sprinkle with finely chopped nuts if you want.

Makes about one dozen cookies.

Enjoy these soft and fluffy patty cakes.

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