Category Archives: Biscuits & Cookies

Recipe – Peanut Butter Cookies

Butter Cookies
Cookies

Prep Time: 40 Minutes

Cook Time: 10-15 Minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour or plain flour: 1 1/2 cup
  • Peanut Butter: 3/4 cup
  • Powdered Sugar: 3/4 cup
  • Milk: ¼ cup or a required
  • Butter: 1/2 cup
  • Salt: a pinch
  • Baking powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda: 1/2 teaspoon

Method

  • Sieve all the dry ingredients, flour, salt, sugar and baking powder. Mix well and keep aside.
  • In a bowl, add peanut butter and butter. Mix well for 3-4 minutes until creamy.
  • Add the dry ingredients little at a time and fold. Using hand make a stiff dough. use little milk at a time to make the dough.
  • Cover the dough and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 8-10 equal portions and roll into balls.
  • Roll each ball into 2-inch diameter circle.
  • Or else, you can roll the dough into a large circle and use a cookie cutter to cut them into circles.
  • Arrange the dough circles on a greased baking sheet.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C. Bake the cookies for about 10-15 minutes or till it turns golden brown.
  • Remove the cookies out of the oven and serve hot. Or, allow them to cool completely and store the cookies in an airtight container.

Cook’s Note:

  • You may add 1/4 cup of mini chocolate chips in the dough.
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Recipe – Salty Biscuit

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Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Serves: 15

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour or plain flour: 1 ½ cup
  • Melted Butter: ½ cup
  • Powdered sugar: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Baking powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Milk: 1 tablespoon or as required

Method

  • Whisk butter, sugar and salt.
  • Add flour and knead a stiff dough. If required use milk to knead. Do not over knead the dough. Otherwise biscuits would be hard.
  • Cover the dough and keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  • Roll the dough into 1/8-inch thin circle. Cut into 2-inch x 1-inch rectangles using knife. Or use cookie cutter. Do not roll thick. You can cut in any required shapes.
  • Line them in a baking sheet over a baling tray. Prick them evenly using a fork. It will help them from puffing.
  • Bake them for 10 minutes in 350 F/ 180 C. Check if it is light golden and crispy. If not bake for another 5-10 minutes.

 

Recipe – Eggless chocolate chip cookies

 

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Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 16 cookies

Ingredients

  • Plain flour (Maida): 1 cup
  • Melted unsalted butter: 1/3 cup
  • Powdered sugar: 1/3 cup
  • Baking Powder: 1 ½ teaspoon
  • Salt: 1/4 teaspoon
  • Vanilla essence: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Milk: 1/4 cup
  • Chocolate chips: 1/4 cup

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 350-degree F or 180-degree C.
  • Sieve flour, sugar, baking powder. Mix well. Keep aside.
  • Take melted butter in another bowl and whisk it well.
  • Add sugar and whisk it till it becomes creamy, smooth and fluffy.
  • Then add vanilla extract and milk. Mix well.
  • Add dry ingredients and chocolate chips. Mix well and knead a very smooth and soft dough. Adjust milk to make a smooth dough.
  • Cover the dough and keep it in fridge for 30 minutes to adjust the melted butter.
  • Divide the dough into 16 equal portions. Roll them into balls. Roll each ball into 2 inch diameter flat circle. Or roll the whole dough and use cookie cutter.
  • Place the cookies on a baking sheet few inches apart from each other, because they will spread as bake.
  • Bake them for 15 minutes in preheated oven or until the edges are become golden brown.
  • Serve hot or let it cool completely and store in an air tight container.