Saturday, February 9, 2008

SWEET POTATO COOKIES

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INGREDIENTS:

Sweet Potatoes ------------2

All Purpose Flour ---------1 cup of standard measuring cups

Baking Powder------------ 2tsp

Baking Soda--------------- 1tsp

Sugar -----------------------1/2 cup of standard measuring cup

Butter---------------------- 1 stick

Almonds -------------------few tbps chopped(skin removed)

Milk ------------------------1/4 cup of standard measuring cup

Orange Zest/any extract ---1/4 tsp

DIRECTIONS:

1.Wash sweet potatoes and boil in water along with its skin till it becomes tender.

2.Now peel the skin and mash it to a smooth paste.

3. See that there are no potato pieces.

4.Add flour,baking soda,baking powder,orange zest,chopped almonds to potato mash and mix well.

5.In a separate bowl mix melted butter ,sugar and mix it with the flour mixture.

6.Make a soft dough with it.Add milk if required.

7.keep it aside for 30 mins.

8.Now make big balls from the dough and roll them to 1/2 inch thickness adding flour in between.

9.Cut the dough with a biscuit cutter as shown below.
10.Place the biscuits on a greased pan and coat tops with melted butter.

11.Sprinkle with a little bit of sugar on the top.
12.Preheat oven to 450 degrees for 5 mins.

13.Place the baking plate in oven and let it bake for about 15-20 minutes.




14..Watch your oven often to see tat biscuits are not becoming brown too fast.If so lower the temperature.

15.Makes approximately2-1/2 dozen .






2 comments:

nandini said...

Hi raaji,
thanx for the cookies.But they came out bit soft.i baked them for few more mins.

ramadevi said...

Thanx andi naaku intha varaku cookies cheyatam alavatu ledhu....ee recipe choosi try chesthaa.