I am back...with Eggless Snow Capped Cookies

Hello Everybody, hope everyone are enjoying and having great time in this summer. I know, I took a long break from blogging, but I am back now and hopefully will not take such long breaks again.
The reason for such a long break is that, we bought a new house last month and all the process of packing and unpacking all the stuff took this long. Still there are few more boxes to unpack, will do that slowly. When we moved last month we just did pooja and milk boiling. Then later that week on a Poornima day we did Satyanarayana Pooja. We missed our family during this celebration.
While packing all the stuff, I was getting frustrated, as it was never ending. At that point, I realized that I had accumulated so many things. It has been a month since we have moved, I am still excited to unpack things, don't know why...
The first thing that I unpacked was the kitchen stuff. Although I prepared sweet on the first day, with all the excitement forgot to click any photos. So, I baked these cookies in my new kitchen. I often make these cookies for my daughter, as it has chocolate and also it is very soft and nutty. This is a recipe given to me by one of our family friend few years back. I have been making them ever since. It is very simple with less sugar, light and delicious. It is nice to have these snow cookies in this summer.
Ingredients:
Plain Flour - 1 3/4 cups
Pecans (chopped) - 1 cup
Butter (softened) - 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup)
Powdered sugar - 1/2 cup
Water - 2 tsp
Vanilla - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Bakers Semi-sweet chocolate - 3 squares
Bakers White chocolate (coarsely grated) - 2 squares
Method:
  • Heat oven to 350 deg.
  • Combine flour and pecans and set aside.
  • Mix butter and sugar until well blended.
  • Add water, vanilla, salt and mix well.
  • Gradually add flour mixture, stirring until well blended after each addition.
  • Shape into 1" balls; place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  • Cool on wire racks.
  • Melt semi- sweet chocolate in a bowl kept on boiling hot water.(see directions on package)
  • Dip each cookie halfway into melted chocolate, then sprinkle or press top lightly into grated white chocolate to create snowy appearance.
  • Let stand until set.
PS:
  • You can use wheat flour instead of plain flour.
  • I have added less sugar, you can add more according to your sweetness.
  • Walnuts can also be used instead of pecans.
  • Grate white chocolate and refrigerate immediately, until ready to use.
  • This proportion gave me 36 cookies.
  • In this heat to avoid melting of chocolate you have to refrigerate them, otherwise you can store them outside.

37 comments:

Pooja said...

Welcome back Ashwini! How tiring it is to shift from one place to another..not to mention the packing n unpacking involved! The cookies look beautiful and delicious! Surely kids favourite!

LG said...

Congratulations! hosa mane kondidakke..Cookies look yummy!

Padma said...

Welcome back Ashwini and congrats on your new house... cookies look great ... no doubt it is kids favourite :)

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Congrats on buying a new house!

Cookies look heavenly!! Just wanna take one:)

Pavithra Kodical said...

Congrats Ashwini!!! Yummy cookies.. Take your time, I also took a long break.

Vibaas said...

Welcome back, dear! :) Cookies look absolutely yummy. Congrats on your new house!

sowmya said...

very pretty cookies..

Nithya said...

Its a lovely cookies to come back with.. Simple recipe with a great looking pic. Its absolutely tempting. :)

Suparna said...

hi Ashwini,
Tumba santosha!to hear u've shifted to a new place...hmmm packing and unpacking and be really tiring ...yeah it's kinda exciting too!Congratulations dear am happy for u :)
Snow caped cookies looks so cool!;) it's perfect for summer celebration.
Enjoy
tc

Priya said...

Welcome Back Ashwini...cookies are cute and delicious!

K said...

Hi Ashwini, nice to see you back. Congrats on the new house! The cookies look great!

Hari Chandana said...

Welcome back Ashwini!!...looks gr8 and delicious.. thanx for sharing!!

Shama Nagarajan said...

Welcome back dear...yummy cookies

Doloncookbook said...

First time here ... Nice blog ...
Cookies looks awesome & pice click .. Oh yes you are not feeling tired of doing packing n unpacking ?

Smitha said...

Congratulations and looks like you had a fabulous house warming. And of course welcome back

Vanamala said...

Cookies is very nice & cute

Kitchen Flavours said...

Oh wow...looks yummylicious....

♥Rosie♥ said...

Welcome back Ashwini and congrats on your new house!1 Your cookies look wonderful

Parita said...

Congratulations on the new house! cookies look delicious! mouth watering clicks!

Soma said...

That was a LONG break:-) but glad to see you back with sweet wonderful treats.

Preety said...

these look mouth watering

Ammu said...

Nice to see u back. Nice cookies. Looks crunchy.

Archy said...

wow, eggless cookies are so cute !! love it !!

Usha said...

Congratulations on your new home...the cookies look festive and a great way to celebrate your new home!

Divya Kudua said...

Congrats on your new home Ashwini..and welcome back to blogging!!

Snow capped cookies look great..my cookie recipe is somewhat similar,but I have never tried frosting the cookies..looks delicious:)

Priti said...

That's a yummy comeback...Welcome gal...so cute these looks :)

Cynthia said...

Welcome back!

Sushma Mallya said...

This looks so nice esp with the addition of chocolate on the top I am sure kids will just love this...

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Purva Desai said...

Welcome back dear!!!
Even I have gone through the same experience of shifting to a new place.....
Cookies look crunchy and gorgeous

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kitchen queen said...

the cookies look so attractiveand tempting you can visit my blog view my recipes and give ur comments.

Malar Gandhi said...

These looks gorgeous...

Red Chillies said...

Looks pretty. Congratulations on the new mane. I can imagine how frustrating unpacking can be. But once it is done, it is a relief.

Anonymous said...

excellent points and the details are more precise than elsewhere, thanks.

- Norman

Torviewtoronto said...

following your delicious site
these cookies look delicious

Srivalli said...

Those cookies looks excellent..it's been a while..when are you coming back?