Dark Chocolate Cricket Cookies

This recipe yields 12 cookies.

Ingredients

12 ounces of dark chocolate
½ cup dry roasted crickets, coarsely chopped
1 ½ cup of all-purpose flour
1 cup of powdered crickets
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup butter, softened
¾ cup white sugar
¾ cup brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 eggs

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Place parchment paper on a cookie tray.
  3. Place chocolate chips in a bowl and melt them in a microwave, or melt them over hot water on the stove top.
  4. Dip the chopped crickets into chocolate and leave to dry on the parchment paper. If the room is warm, put them in the fridge.
  5. In a bowl, combine flour, powdered crickets, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  6. In another bowl, beat butter with white sugar, brown sugar and vanilla until creamy. Then beat in the eggs.
  7. Gradually add the flour-mixture to the butter-batter. Mix well.
  8. Gently stir in the chocolate covered crickets.
  9. Place parchment paper on a cookie tray.
  10. Drop rounded dollops of cookie batter onto the parchment paper.
  11. Bake in the oven until ready, this will usually take 8-10 minutes.