Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Twinkling Star Cookies For A Bright New Year


well it was a quiet and silent welcome of the New year for me with my family so I thought of making something special and new to make this day even more special and a memorable to my near & dear ones .......i hope u all have a wonderful year ahead and wish it brings lots & lots of happiness & peace to the whole world ....so here goes the recipe

Ingredients

2 Cups Maida

1 cup Butter

1 cup Demerara Sugar(brown colour sugar)

1 tsp Vanilla essence

3 tbsp grated cashews

1/2 tsp Baking powder

Few gems chocolate for topping

1/4 Cup milk

Method

  • Sieve maida and baking powder together and keep aside.
  • Cream Butter and demerara sugar together till creamy then add vanilla essence, sieved maida, and little milk to make a smooth dough then add grated nuts and again knead it for 5 min.
  • Cover it with the cling film & Refrigerate it for 1/2 hour.
  • Roll the dough & cut with the help of cookie cutter of any shape of your choice.
  • Place gems on the center and press lightly.
  • Arrange the cookies on a baking tray .
  • Preheat the oven to 180'c for 5 mins and bake it for 15 mins or till don