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Eggless Almond and Chocolate filled Butter Cookies - natenqen - 06-07-2012 02:26 AM

[attachment=1722]Eggless Almond and Chocolate filled Butter Cookies
1Eggless Almond and Chocolate filled Butter Cookies Recipe
Preparation: 20 mts, Baking: 25-30 mts
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Ingredients:
2 cups maida/flour
1 cup butter
3 tbsps sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon pwd
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
2-3 tbsps low fat milk
1/4 tsp salt
few tbsps powdered sugar
For almond chocolate filling:
1/2 cup ground almonds
1/3 cup sugar
3 tbsps mini chocolate chips
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1 Mix all the ingredients required for filling in a bowl and keep aside.
2 In a bowl, combine flour, salt, vanilla essence, sugar, butter and combine. Add 2-3 tbsps milk and make a smooth soft dough.
3 Prepare small balls as shown in the picture above. Flatten the ball using your fingers and place a tbsp of filling in the center and enclose it. Roll into a smooth round ball.
4 Prepare with rest of the dough and place on baking sheet about an inch apart. Lightly flatten the balls.
5 Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 C for about 28-30 mts till the edges are slightly toasted or till done. While the cookies are warm, dust them with powdered sugar. Its optional though. In case you are not dusting with powdered sugar, add another 2 tbsps of sugar to the dough at the time of mixing the dough ingredients.
6 Cool on a wire rack. Repeat with remaining dough. Store in airtight container. They store up to a week.