Aug 5, 2012

Choco Vanilla Cookies


Ingredients for the Vanilla dough
  • 1 1/4 cup sifted all purpose Flour
  • 8 tbsp Butter
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • A pinch of Salt
Directions:
  1. In an electric mixer beat butter and sugar. 
  2. Add egg yolk and mix thoroughly.
  3. Gradually add flour, salt and vanilla essence. Beat till a soft dough is formed. 
  4. Cover in plastic wrap & refrigerate for half an hour. 
  5. Unwrap and flatten using rolling pin to 1/2 inch thickness and in rectangular shape.
Ingredients for the Chocolate dough
  • 1 1/4 cup sifted all purpose Flour
  • 3 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 7 tbsp Butter
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg 
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • A pinch of Salt 
 Directions:
  1. In an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar. 
  2. Mix thoroughly and add egg yolk. 
  3. Gradually add flour, cocoa powder, salt and vanilla essence. Beat till a soft dough is formed. 
  4. Cover in plastic wrap & refrigerate for half an hour. Unwrap and flatten using rolling pin to 1/2 inch thickness and in rectangular shape.
  5. Preheat oven at 350 degrees F. Place the vanilla on top of chocolate.
  6. Cut into half & place one half on top of the other so that the colours come alternatively.
  7. Cut into 1/4 inch length wise strips. Place all strips one above the other so that the chocolate & vanilla comes alternatively.
  8. Wrap the logs in plastic and refrigerate for 1 hour. Unwrap, cut into squares and bake for 10 to 12 min.
Note: (Brush egg white in between the dough while arranging & press slightly to join)

23 comments:

Asiya @ Chocolate and Chillies said...

What a great design in the cookie..looks great!!!

Vimitha Anand said...

Lovely designer cookies :D

Shweta in the Kitchen said...

Wow Teena, these look so tempting, loved the cookie pattern. Just amazing

http://shwetainthekitchen.blogspot.com/

Chocolate Shavings said...

Lovely pattern on those sweet treats!

Ash said...

Looks yum :)
Btw, your name sounds familiar, are you from St Mary's school?

Anshu Bhatnagar said...

Designer cookies...fabulous

anshu-mymomsrecipes.blogspot.com

PT said...

like its pattern..

Az said...

Looks delicious.. love how it came out...

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

hi first time here... you are having such a nice space, happy to follow you... if u have time plz visit my space...
VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANA

Rosh said...

Awesome!!!!

Sobha Shyam said...

wow, so attractive and irresistible ones, perfect bake :)

DivyaGCP said...

Love the zebra effect in the cookies.. Very tempting and perfectly baked cookies..
Divya's Culinary Journey

Julie said...

Checker board cookies pattern pole undu..Yummy & perfect delicious cookies,two in one:-)

Chitra said...

Love to try this. love this pattern :)

simran said...

lovely cookies!nicely done........and really pretty pic.

Swasthi said...

loved the pattern of cookies. glad to follow you and hope the same from you

Meg's Delicious Adventures said...

Looks super delicious.

- Meg's Delicious Adventures

sona - Quick Picks said...

cute cookies Teena!

Spice up the Curry said...

cookies look fantastic

Priya said...

Very cute and scrumptious cookies.

Priyas Feast said...

Wonderful cookies..First time here..glad to follow ur space

Tisa Jacob said...

Looks really nice. These are some treats I need to be baking soon, might snag the recipe. Thanks Teena :))

ramya anand said...

Looks like checkerboard cookies!cute!

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