Monday, November 21, 2016

Eggless Cashew Nut Cookies

This cashew cookies are simply delicious and easy to make with very few ingredients. Cashew nuts have a very special creamy flavor, which manifests very pleasingly in the cookie too. Plus, the coarse cashew powder also gives the cookie a melt-in-the-mouth texture that is unbeatable. This delectable combination of cashew nuts and melted butter is enough to make you drool and go perfect with a cup of tea.

All purpose flour/Maida - 1 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
Unsalted butter -  1/2 cup
Coarsely ground cashew nuts - 1/2 cup
Chopped cashew nuts - 1/4 cup 
Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp

1.Grind the 1/2 cup nuts using a blender into a course powder., put these to the side in a separate dish.
2.In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and ground cashewnuts  powder until thoroughly incorporated.
3.In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla beating until completely combined.
4.Add the dry ingredients and mix just until combined then Add chopped cashew bits and mix well.
5.Fold through until it forms a stiff dough Take a small portion of dough, shape it into balls
6. Preheat oven to 180 deg C. Bake until lightly golden and just lightly browned around the edges, about 15-18minutes.
7.Once the cookies are cool, store them in an airtight container.