Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Almond Cherry Flower Cookies

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I had bookmarked this recipe long back from a food magazine, this cookie is a bit soft , chewy with a slight crisp crust and with the cherry and almond flavor it tastes divine.

Preparation time :15 min + rest on fridge
Baking time :12min
Makes :40 cookies

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 egg yolk,lightly beaten(optional)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cherries ( you can also use dry cherries)
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped almonds
  • a pinch of salt
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Baking Procedure

Add salt to the flour n mix it nicely .

Put butter n sugar in bowl n mix well then add blend it nicely with egg yolk and vanilla extract .now add the flour one cup at time n mix well .Add the chopped cherries n almonds ,stir until throughly blended with mixture.Make the dough into two parts n shape an each part like a ball ,wrap it with a plastic wraper n refridgerate it for 45 min.

Preheat oven to 375 F,line the cookie sheets with parchment paper

Unwrap the dough and roll out between two parchment paper to about 1/8th inch/4mm .Stamp out cookies with ur choice of shape cookie cutter and put the on the prepared cookie sheets.

Bake for 10 to 15 min untill light golden brown .Let it cool for 5 min n them shift them to a cooling rack to cool completely
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Your cookies are ready

I am sending these cookies to the following wonderful event
EFM - Bakes and Cakes Series hosted by Srilekha
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Tags: Almond, Cherry, Cookies, Baking Cookies, Easy Cookie Recipe,Almond Cherry Cookies

39 comments:

Yummy Team said...

Yummy cookies! Love the recipe..

aipi said...

Cookies look adorable..love anything with cherries..this looks awesome!!

kothiyavunu.com said...

Nice recipe satya..ur giving me one more idea to treat my kids :-)

Satrupa said...

I can hear the crunch of these yummy cookies. Send me some :)

Cheers n Happy Cooking,
Satrupa
http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

Suneetha's kitchen said...

want to taste them...can i come over:)

rama said...

Hi,
It was nice to get to know you through your blogs. Who doesn't like eating.
You do have some interesting recipes, and they all seem to simple to make.
Thanks for stopping by my space. See you soon!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Beautiful cookies dear. Thanks for sending this to my event.

Sushma Mallya said...

love the flower shape,looks yum, nice way to use cherries...

Babli said...

Cookies looks crispy, crunchy, yummy, tempting and perfect. Adding cherries made the cookies extra special.

Nisha said...

Sounds Yummy






Dr.Sameena Prathap
said...

Wow Satya,

Baking cherry cookies!!!!


great job!!!

Sameena@

www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

Sadhana said...

Excellent post dear!

Ananda Rajashekar said...

pretty cutie cookies :)

chaitrali pathak said...

beautiful cookies dear

PALATABLE said...

Looks delicious and great Satya...

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An Open Book said...

almonds and cherry wud def make an interesting combo

Umm Mymoonah said...

Thank you Sathya for sending this beautiful and yummy cookies to the event.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Beautiful, crunchy cookies...I wish I could grab some from the screen ;-0
Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

BangaloreBaker said...

Cookies look lovely. Shall we call August a Cherry month? I have totally 3 entries with cherries. Keep up the good work. Thanks for the entry.

girlichef said...

Oh, cherries and almonds are one of my favorite combos...I would love a few of these cookies! Thanks so much for sharing them w/ t4t this week =)

Priya said...

Cute little cookies, looks gr8!

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Niloufer Riyaz said...

beautiful n delicious cookies

Raina said...

Beautiful cookies! Very impressive and delicious looking:) Love the idea of adding cherries to a cookie.

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Cookies looks so cute and yummy!

Kairali sisters said...

Cute flower cookie sSatya...Nice recipe too..

Priya said...

Scrumptious and cute looking cookies..

Hari Chandana said...

Yummy and delicious recipe.. looks awesome !!

Sayantani said...

beautiful cookies Satya. love this addition of cherries.

Bergamot said...

the cookies look really cute

Suman Singh said...

cookies look perfect..love anything with cherries..

Jay said...

I will be trying this one...sounds delicious...

Sandhya Hariharan said...

I m here after a while !!! So cute and nicely done..

My my i have soo many recipes to catch up dear...

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Looks great !!! Cherries everywhere loving it !!

Krishnaveni said...

beautiful cookies, looks yum

alwayswinner786 said...

Delicious cookies! Love it!

Adelina said...

your divine cookies are tempting indeed! Love the shots!

Nithya said...

Looks fantastic and yummy :) I am sure I would love it. Will try it out soon :)

Christy said...

Yum! I love how cute they turn out! I don't have a cutter but might have to get one so I can make mine cute like yours!
Thanks for linking this to Two for Tuesdays!

Akila said...

wow lovely cookies dear.... simply superb...

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