CHERRY SHORTBREAD COOKIES

Cooking time 12-15 minute  prep time 15 minute

First I saw this recipe on Chef Pankaj bhadiriya’s food show .I bookmarked it.I liked the way of presentation of the cookies.I made some variation in ingredients according to my taste.It looks and also taste awesome.I made it with nutralite butter for more healthier option.Hope you all like it.

This is an easy shortbread recipe to make and really delicious. You’ll really enjoy this soft and buttery shortbread cookies flavored with cherry.

INGREDIENTS:
1 and 1/4 cup Refined flour
100 gm unsalted butter(I used Nutralite)
3 tbsp caster sugar
½ cup red cherries, dried and finely
chopped Caster sugar for dusting
Salt to taste

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Combine refined flour, unsalted butter, caster sugar, and salt and rub them with your fingertips until the texture resembles the breadcrumbs.picsart_1475764320322
  2. Add finely chopped dried red cherries and knead a dough.picsart_1475764376843
  3. Make a rectangular-shaped dough with a thickness of 1 cm.picsart_1475764408044
  4. Cut the dough into small cubes with the help of a knife, maintaining the same thickness.picsart_1475764451822
  5. Pierce the toothpicks at the centre of the cubes and arrange on a baking tray.picsart_1475764490017
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 C for 12-15 minutes.
  7. Dust the serving plate with the caster sugar and serve the shortbreads.

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Notes:

  • You can add dryfruits too.
  • I love salty flavour ,if you don’t like skip it.
  • You can make any of shape with using cookie cutter.

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Til (Sesame) Cookies

TIL COOKIES are extremely easy and buttery. These delicious cookies are also easy to make.

Recipe courtsey ..golden spices

INGREDIENTS:

All purpose flour – 1 & ½ cup
Castor sugar – ½ cup
Sesame seeds (Tilli)– 1/4th cup
Butter – 3/4th cup + 1 tbsp

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Lightly Roast the sesame seeds in a pan. Keep it aside and cool them.
  2. Finely powder the sugar and sieve it.
  3. Mix the sugar with butter and beat it till they seems fluffy.281
  4. Add sesame seeds to the above mixture and mix it well.282
  5. Gradually add flour and keep mixing. It will be stiff dough.283
  6. Preheat the oven at 160c for 10 minutes.
  7. Now place the dough on a sheet and place another sheet on the top of the dough.
  8. Gentle press down the rolling pin and roll out to ¼” thick.284
  9. Remove the top sheet and cut into desire shape using a cutter.285
  10. Put  some sesame seeds on the cookies press them,and prick with fork .
  11. Take the cookies out and place on baking tray.
  12. Now re knead and re-roll the rest of the dough and make same size cookies out of it.
  13. Place the cookies on the greased trey and bake it for 15-20 minutes till top turns light golden brown.286
  14. Cool the cookies and keep the cookies in a tight container.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies (By Tarla Dalal)

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup butter
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
100 gms milk chocolate bar
2 to 3 tbsp milk

INSTRUCTIONS:

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Notes:

You can roll out the dough using a rolling pin and cut out different shapes for fancy chocolate cookies.

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Tutti Frutti Cookies

INGREDIENTS:

Butter -150Grams
Baking Powder- 4Grams
Cardamom Powder-10Grams
Milk Powder-15Grams
Custard Powder- 50Grams
All Purpose Flour-250Grams
Mixed Dry Fruits-150Grams
Sugar Powder-150Grams
Pineapple Essence -1/2Teaspoons
Water- 3Tablespoons

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Take a bowl add mixed dry fruits (cherry, cashew nuts, papaya candy fruit, raisins,) in this
  2. Add all purpose flour, custard powder, milk powder, cardamom powder, baking powder mix all of these well and keep it aside.
  3. Take another bowl add butter, powder sugar, pineapple essence cream and mix it well.
  4. Add milk or water, mix it well. In this add flour and dry fruit mixture, mix it like a dough, take rolling pin roll the dough into thin sheet, cut them into square shape and arrange the cookies in to the tray
  5. Bake them at 180 c for 15 minutes

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Chocolate And Coconut Fudge

Dark chocolate cooked with coconut and condensed milk.

INGREDIENTS:

Dark chocolate, grated – 450 grams
Desiccated coconut-1/3 cup
Unsalted butter-3 tablespoon + for greasing
Condensed milk- 1 tin

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Put chocolate in a large glass bowl. Keep the bowl over a deep non stick pan of boiling water, add butter and melt the two together.
  2. Lightly grease an aluminium tray and line the base with butter paper.
  3. Warm condensed milk in the microwave oven. When chocolate and butter melt, add warmed condensed milk and mix.
  4. Take the bowl off the boiling water and add desiccated coconut, (reserving some for sprinkling on top) and mix well.
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared tray and tap the tray on the table top so that it spreads evenly.
  6. Sprinkle the reserved desiccated coconut on top.
  7. Once it cools down to room temperature keep it in a refrigerator to set.
  8. Cut into squares and serve. You can also wrap in butter paper if you want to store it for some days.

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