Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Iced ginger cookies - to start the year,..;-)

I wanted to share these cookies on chirstmas eve but i couldnt

then i thought i would share them before the year ends but i couldnt
thus today i made up my mind that  this post gonna be the first post of the year
as i wanted to share something sweet and something special,..;-)

recipe name iced ginger cookies
recipe source cook book
preparation time 30 mins
baking time 5 to 7 mins
baking temperature 100 degree centigrade
one cup whole wheat flour
half cup brown sugar
half cup unsalted butter
two tbsp cocoa powder
chopped glaced ginger one tbsp
milk one tbsp
pinch of salt
few drops of vanilla essence
to decorate the cookies
icing tubes red and white colour

preheat the oven to 100 degree centigrade
line a baking sheet and keep aside
In a mixing bowl cream the sugar and butter ,add salt and vanilla essence
add flour,cocoa and glaced ginger pieces ,adding milk to bind the mixture
knead on a floured surface until smooth
roll out the dough on lightly floured surface to one fourth inch thick
stamp out shapes using cookie cutters and place on baking sheets
bake the cookies for 5 to 7 minutes ,leave to cool till firm
decorate the cooled cookies with icing.

Linking this post to
In the Spotlight - Santa Stories hosted by Colours Dekor
Kids delight - Colour Palette event hosted by Veg Junction and started by Srivalli .
Bake Fest hosted by Pumpkin Farm Food event started by Zesty Palette.
wish all the readers of Asan Khana Happy New Year 2012.