How to make cookies at home easily 

While watching your favourite movie, just having a casual snack in the evening or for guests to offer the best form of a light eatables are undoubtedly ‘Cookies’. Cookies are best enjoyed when eaten with a cup of hot cappuccino or dipped in chocolate sauce with nuts as a topping. This irresistible snack can easily be prepared at home with no cumbersome ingredients or much effort.

Cookies can be enjoyed both in summers and winters, if served with the right kind of a beverage. For winters cookies can be savoured with a cup of grand espresso and in summers they can be teamed with milkshakes, cold coffees and even ice cream. Who says cooking is a rocket science? It is easy and a fun activity to make quick snacks like the cookies.

Ingredients to prepare simple butter cookies or better known as plain cookies

  • 3/4th part of a stick of butter
  • 1/4th cup of sugar
  • ½ tea spoonful of cardamom
  • 1/4th cup of cashew nuts
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/4th cup of almonds
  • 1/4th cup of raisins
  • 1/4th table spoonful of baking powder
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Chocolate chips. Just about a handful of them.

Method for preparation of cookies

  • Add sugar, butter and baking powder in a bowl and blend it thoroughly ensuring that no lumps shall appear.
  • Now add the cardamom and flour to the blended mix and again beat and blend it.
  • While blending the mix add raisins, almonds and cashew nuts to it. Keep stirring meanwhile.
  • When the mix is well blended, take one tablespoon of it and flatten it on a smooth non-greased surface or a sheet, making it look like a cookie.
  • Now bake the cookie dough kept on the non-greased surface on 350 degree for about 15-17 minutes.
  • After it is baked it must be golden brown in colour as this ensures that the cookie has been baked perfectly.
  • Garnish the cookies with a small quantity of chocolate syrup poured onto it and a few chocolate chips sprinkled all over.
  • Serve with a cup of cool mocha-chillo to beat the summer heat.

Some important tips

  • To make chocolate cookies add cocoa powder into the above mentioned ingredients.
  • For vanilla cookies, vanilla essence, which is easily available in the market, too can be added.
  • For any other flavour, essences can be bought from the market and added into the mix.
  • Apart from the toppings mentioned above any other kind of toppings or garnishing materials can be used too depending upon your taste and choice.

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