Sunday, July 19, 2009

Chocolate and Roasted Almond Cookies


1. Maida (1 and a quarter cup0
2. Butter (1/2 cup)
3. Sugar (1/2 cup)
4. Egg (1 no)
5. Cocoa Powder (2 tbsp)
6. Baking Powder (1 and a quarter tsp)
7. Almonds (3/4 cup grounded)
8. Almonds less than (1/4 cup) crushed coarsely


1. Melt butter and add sugar to it. Mix it really well untill all the sugar dissolves in it.
2. Now add egg to this mixture and keep mixing for another 5-7 mins
3. In another mixing bowl add maida, cocoa powder, baking powder and mix well.
4. Now add this maida mixture to the butter and sugar mixture. Mix it well
5. This will be a very sticky mixture, so at this stage add all the grounded almond powder. Keep mixing use a lil oil if you cannot handle the dough or add a tbsp of dry flour if your mixture is really soft
6. Mix everything really well into a soft and smooth dough.
7. Make equal sized balls out of this dough and dip them into the coarse almond mixture. Flatten them a little bit and place it on the cookie sheet
8. Repeat this process for all the balls.
9. Preheat the oven on 356 degree F and bake them for 20-25 mins
10. Once the cookies are done let them rest for a good 30 mins or untill they have cooled down and then store it in an air tight container

1 comment:

  1. Dear Sana,

    The cookies look awesome. You have really done a fine job of cooking cookies.

    I wish I had an opportunity to bite these saliva producing cookies!!!.