Almonds cookies are extremely easy to bake, yummy and mouth-melting Almond cookies are a yummy baking snack, very simple to prepare, easy for kids to try their hands on baking. Made with few ingredients mostly available in every household! This cookie is made with all-purpose flour mixed with baking soda, butter, almond flakes, milk, sweetened with icing sugar, flavored with almond essence, all combined together and made into small sized cookies, baked until crisp.
They are awesome to taste, nuttiness feel on bite, soft and pleasant flavor. Cookies are a favorite with most kids especially when they are nutty or chocolaty. While baking, the sweet aroma of baking spices and sugar wafts through the air alluring the kids and delighting them with some awesome goodies to eat. For making such cookies, one doesn’t need to prepare on any specific occasion or event. This can be prepared anytime as it hardly takes time to bake, is extremely easy and a variety to indulge on. I bet you and kids would just not stop eating with one.
Recipe: Almond Cookies
All-purpose flour - 150 gms
Almond flakes - 30 gms
Baking soda - pinch
Butter - 100 gms
Icing sugar - 50 gms
Almond essence - 5 ml
Milk - ¼ cup
- In a mixing bowl, add all-purpose flour, almond flakes, baking soda. Mix all ingredients well and keep aside.
- In another bowl, add in the butter, icing sugar and cream well until soft and fluffy. Add almond essence and mix well.
- Add the flour mixture to the creamed butter and mix to make stiff dough.
- Take little by little dough and shape them into lime size roundels and place them on a greased baking tray.
- Brush the round cookies with milk and press some almond flakes in the center of the ball.
- Take a fork and slightly press all the cookie balls.
- Bake the almond cookies at 180 degree for 15-20 mins.
- Remove, cool the cookies and serve.
Almond Cookies are truly exotic, yummiest and divine type of nutty cookies that kids as well as we grownups would grab for. Perfectly toasted almond flakes add up that extra crunchy and nutty flavour. This homemade treat has few ingredients and you can just make it in few minutes. They are the perfect goodies that you could make up as last minute gift to offer. Almonds are a versatile nut that is often added to both sweet and savory dishes.
In India, they are extensively used in Mughlai and Hyderabadi cuisines to make their gravies and curries rich in taste. The almond or badam paste is the base ingredient to various pasanda or qorma style curries. Almonds are also used for preparing a very popular and rich dish namely Badam Halwa. Almond flakes are also often added to garnish an array of sweets such as sohan burfi, kaju katli, laddus etc which are usually visible over the outer surface.
Almonds can be eaten on their own, raw or roasted. They are power-packed with amazing health benefits. They are good source of vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. They are rich source of vitamin E, copper, magnesium and high quality protein. Generally nuts and seeds are considered to be the richest in fiber. Do encourage your kids in baking this fantastic cookies and I am sure they will not require your help the next time.
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