Your friends will be chirping for more of these delicious treats. Bug Appetit!
You will need
- Frozen crickets
- 2u00bc c. flour
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 c. butter
- u00be c. brown sugar
- u00be c. sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 2 eggs
- u00bd c. dry roasted crickets
- 1 12-oz. package chocolate chips
- Melted chocolate
- Baking sheets
- Electric mixer
- 1 c. nuts (optional)
- Internet access (optional)
Step 1 Make dry roasted crickets Make dry roasted crickets by placing clean, frozen crickets on a baking sheet.
Frozen, edible crickets are available through a variety of online sources.
Step 2 Bake for 1-3 hours Bake them in an oven preheated to 200 degrees for 1 to 3 hours, or until crispy. Then crush the baked crickets with a spoon and substitute them in any recipe that calls for nuts.
Step 3 Make chocolate chirpy cookies Make chocolate chirpy chip cookies by combining the flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl.
Step 4 Preheat oven Preheat your oven to 375 degrees and, in a large bowl, beat the butter, brown sugar, sugar, and vanilla using an electric mixer until the mixture is light and fluffy.
Step 5 Add ingredients Beat in the eggs and, with the mixer on low, gradually add the flour mixture. Then fold in the dry roasted crickets and chocolate chips.
Step 6 Bake cookies Drop 2 tablespoons of the batter onto a baking sheet and bake for 8 to10 minutes.
An estimated 2,000 insect species are consumed around the world.