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Monday, 7 March 2016

Checkerboard Cookie / Vanilla Chocolate Checkerboard Cookies


Ingredients:

185 gm all purpose flour
100 gm butter, at room temperature
5-6 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1 egg, beaten
15 gm cocoa powder

Preparation:
  1. To prepare vanilla dough, sift 100 gm all purpose flour and keep it aside.
  2. In a bowl, beat 50 gm butter and 2 1/2 tbsp sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add 1/2 of beaten egg little by little and mix well. Then add 1/4 tsp vanilla essence and mix well.
  4. Add the sifted flour to this and mix well using spatula and combine them to a smooth dough.
  5. Roll it into a rectangular stick and wrap it in plastic wrap / cling wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.



           6. To prepare Chocolate dough, sift 85 gm all purpose flour and cocoa powder together and keep it aside.
            7. In a bowl, beat 50 gm butter and 2 1/2 tbsp sugar until light and fluffy.
            8. Add remaining beaten egg little by little and mix well. Then add 1/4 tsp vanilla essence and mix well.
            9. Add the sifted flour and cocoa powder to this and mix well using spatula and combine them to a smooth dough.
         10. Roll it into a rectangular stick and wrap it in plastic wrap / cling wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

                   11. Slice each dough lengthwise into 3 equal pieces and swap the middle dough.
                   12. Then slice each set lengthwise into 3 pieces.


          13.  Swap the middle dough again and cover it with cling wrap and refrigerate for about 15 minutes.


            14. Preheat the oven to 170 degree celcius. Line a baking/ cookie sheet with parchment paper.
          15. Slice the dough into about 1/4 inch thick and place each slice on the cookie sheet leaving some gap between each cookie.



               16. Bake the cookies at 170 degree celcius for 10-15 minutes until firm..
               17. Cool the cookies on the tray for 3-4 minutes and then gently transfer to a wire rack...

Recipe adapted from here

2 comments:

  1. A feast to the eyes and am sure a perfect feast to the palate.

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