Chinese Cookies


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These cookies are like the ones you'll find at the grocery store bakery. They have a chocolate center. You can make your own fudge icing

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Chinese Cookies recipe - How to make Chinese Cookies

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 10 to 12 pieces
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Ingredients

For The Cookies
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups margarine
2 tbsp refined oil
1 tsp vanilla essence
3 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 1/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup walnuts (akhrot)

For The Frosting
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup milk powder
3 cups icing sugar
Method
For the cookies

  1. In a bowl, cream together the sugar and shortening. Stir in the oil and vanilla extract. Beat until the mixture is fluffy and light.
  2. Combine the maida, baking soda and salt into the creamed mixture. The dough may be stiff and you may need to use your hands to mix.
  3. Roll the dough into a 15 inch long log and roll in the walnuts. Wrap and chill the dough for at least an hour or until firm.
  4. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees celsius. Grease the cookie sheets.
  5. Unwrap the dough and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Place the slices a little apart on the greased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake the cookies for 10 to 15 mins in the oven at 175 degrees celsius. Allow to cool on the sheets before removing to wire racks to cool.

For the frosting

  1. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate chips and milk powder together till a uniform mixture.
  2. Remove from heat and add the icing sugar and mix well.

How to proceed

  1. Add a dollop of the frosting onto the centre of each cookie and allow to set.

Note:

  1. Frosting quantity mentioned can be used to frost 2 8-in cake layers.


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This recipe was contributed by Aditya Vikram Shah on 31 Mar 2013
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