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Showing posts with label Cookies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cookies. Show all posts

Monday, October 7, 2013

Jam Jam Jammy

I made Jam Biscuits..last weekend.. and My Daughter loved it... hope you all will like it....







Ingredients:
Flour - 1 Cup Butter - 4 1/2 tbsp Powdered Sugar - 1/2 Cup
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp Mixed Fruit Jam - 2 to 3 tbsp 

Method:
  1. Pre-Heat Oven at 165 degrees for 10 mins
  2. Cream Powered Sugar & Butter till sugar is mixed well with butter
  3. Add Vanilla essence, Flour & knead to a dough. (if the dough is too dry add milk otherwise not required)
  4. Chill the dough for 10 to 15 mins.
  5. Make 25 equal sized balls from the dough & flatten it.
  6. Make a small thumb impression on each flattened dough & scoop 1/4 tsp of Jam in each
  7. Bake it for 15 to 20 mins at 165 degrees. Cool it on Wire Rack for 1 hr & store it in Air Tight Container
Tips:

  • You can use other types of Jams to give a flavor twist.
  • Please be very careful while taking out the done cookies out of the oven as the jam will be Super Hot....

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Kesar Pista Cookies

This is the third variety of Cookie I made with the same Cookie dough but with a traditional twist of Kesar & Pista:







Ingredients:

Flour - 1 cup
Butter - 4 1/2 tbsp.
Powered Sugar - 1/3 cup
Saffron - 1 big pinch soaked in warm Milk
Pista - 2 Tbsp powdered & 20 to 25 for decoration 


Method:

  1. Cream Butter & Sugar till Sugar is mixed properly
  2. Add Saffron Milk & Pista Powder
  3. Add Flour & knead to a soft dough
  4. Divide the dough into 15 to 20 equal portions.
  5. Make rounds & flatten each ball. Press it with a Pista piece
  6. Pre-heat oven at 160 deg for 10 mins. Bake at 160 deg for 15 to 20 mins
  7. Store it in air-tight container after cooling


Tips:

  • You can cardamom powder for extra flavor
  • The cookies might crack while pressing but that will add to the look of the cookies.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Mr. Brown & Mrs. Pink Cookies

This is the second variety of Cookie I made with the same Cookie dough but with a slight variation:



 

Ingredients:

Flour - 1 cup
Butter - 4 1/2 tbsp.
Powered Sugar - 1/3 cup
Rooh af zaah - 2 tbsp. (Rose sugar Syrup)
Cocoa Powder - 1 1/2 tbsp
Milk (as required) 


Method:

  1. Cream Butter & Sugar till Sugar is mixed properly
  2. Add Flour & knead to a soft dough
  3. Divide the dough into two equal portions.
  4. To one portion, add Rooh af zaah (Knead well & add Flour if required)
  5. To second portion, add cocoa powder (Knead well & add Milk if required)
  6. Roll each portion in elongated tube
  7. Attach the two elongated tubes together & roll light till they stick together
  8. Refrigerate for 45 mins & Cut into thin slices with a sharp knife
  9. Pre-heat oven at 160 deg for 10 mins. Bake at 160 deg for 15 to 20 mins\
  10. Store it in air-tight container after cooling


Tips:

  • You can add nuts to enhance taste & texture  
 

Monday, July 29, 2013

Tutti Fruti Cookies with Marbled Chocochips

Its Cookie Time again... I made 4 different variations of Cookies with same cookie dough... I will share all of them with you....






Ingredients:

Flour - 1 Cup
Butter - 4 1/2 tbsp
Powdered Sugar - 1/2 Cup
Tutti Fruti - 1/3 Cups
Marbled ChocoChips - 4 tbsp
Milk - 2 tbsp. (if required)

Method:
  1. Pre-Heat Oven at 165 degrees for 10 mins
  2. Cream Powered Sugar & Butter till sugar is mixed well with butter
  3. Add Tutti Fruti & half of Chocochips
  4. Add Flour & knead to a dough. (if the dough is too dry add milk otherwise not required)
  5. Chill the dough for 10 to 15 mins.
  6. Make 25 equal sized balls from the dough & flatten it.
  7. Sprinkle & press the balance chocochips on cookies
  8. Bake it for 15 to 20 mins at 165 degrees. Cool it on Wire Rack for 1 hr & store it in Air Tight Container
Tips:
  • You can use other types of chocochip or raisins with this.
 

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Shahi Cookies - Cookies with Indian flavours

Hi... usually my husband needs to snack while having his cup of tea or coffee.. Whenever I go to grocery store.... I forget to buy biscuits for him.. This time I thought of making cookies.... It turned our really well...










Ingredients:

Flour (Maida) - 1 cup
Unsalted Butter - 5 tbsp (softened)
Powdered Sugar - 1/2 cup
Pistachios (unsalted) - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
Almonds - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
Cashews - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
Saffron - a pinch (soaked in 1 tbsp of warm milk)
Cardamom Powder - 1/2 tsp

Method:
  1. Pre-heat oven at 170 degrees
  2. Cream butter & powdered sugar till sugar is dissolved
  3. Mix all nuts together and add 3/4 of the mixed nuts to butter-sugar mix
  4. Add saffrom milk & cardamom powder.
  5. Add Flour to the mix and knead to a soft dough
  6. Cool it for 5 mins & make small balls.
  7. Flatten each ball, lay it on butter paper of baking tray
  8. Sprinkle & press few mixed nuts on top of each flattened ball
  9. Bake it for 30 mins till the cookie turns light brown in colour
  10. Move to wire rack to cool & store in air tight box once it is completed cooled
Tips:
  • Best way to nuts to children who do not eat nuts
  • Baking time may vary from oven to oven