A Podcast That Listens, Hears and Offers Wisdom & Hope From Caregivers Who Have Lived The Experience.
listen on apple podcastslisten on spofity
June 11, 2022
“Confused” Cookies – A Jen Concoction

Confused cookies are my new favorite! Because there are only two of us and only one of us needs a dessert on a regular, I don’t do the baking I used to do several years ago. It’s hard to share desserts with people when you’re socially distancing.

I think I’ve perfected healthier cookies, and air-frying them was the final trick to making them perfect. Unfortunately for me, I like variety, and I haven’t yet attempted to change other baked goods recipes. The other night I had a great idea.

I was trying to decide which flavor of chocolate cookie I wanted to make and was contemplating the traditional chocolate chip when an idea hit. I really enjoy the twice-baked frozen yogurt, so I decided to make a cookie version.

Here is the recipe.


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (I actually use whole wheat)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 8 ounces of siken tofu (the equivalent of 1 stick of butter)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups 12-ounce package Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 2 teaspoons brewed coffee
  • 1 TSP of mint extract
  • 1/4 cup of dark cocoa powder


Preheat the oven to 375 (I have an AirFry Oven)

Using the first 9 ingredients;

Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and tofu in a large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels.

Remove half of the dough from the bowl and set it aside.

To the remaining batter, add the brewed coffee (it enhances the chocolate flavor), the mint extract, and the cocoa powder and blend.

I used a small dough scoop to scoop up half a serving of each batter. I’m sure you’ve made cookies; combine the two doughs in a way that works for you.

Cook for approximately 12 minutes; definitely use an AirFryer if you have one. Enjoy!

I was concerned that the mint would be too dominant a flavor, but it wasn’t. These cookies confuse your mouth because you’re not sure which flavor you’re going to taste! Experiment with your own flavor combos!

My Other Cookie Recipe

Fading Memories was created to support family caregivers in a simple, on-demand form. When I was looking for advice on caring for my Mom, I needed this podcast. Since it didn’t exist, I created what I needed!
Jen – pod host

Our weekly email gives your more insights & info!

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram