Happy Valentine’s Day 2017: Cute cookie treat recipes for your loved ones - watsupptoday.com
Happy Valentine’s Day 2017: Cute cookie treat recipes for your loved ones
Posted 14 Feb 2017 03:06 PM

On Valentine’s Day, the world is largely divided into two kinds of people – the ones who love to indulge and throw themselves in the spirit of celebrations, and the other who would rather prefer to stay away from all the mush. But no matter which group you are a part of, there’s always time for some delicious cookie treats for you and your loved ones.

This Valentine’s Day, instead of buying packs of cookies from the market, try your hands at these recipes in your kitchen. Believe us, there’s nothing greater than freshly baked cookies.

On Valentine’s Day, the world is largely divided into two kinds of people – the ones who love to indulge and throw themselves in the spirit of celebrations, and the other who would rather prefer to stay away from all the mush. But no matter which group you are a part of, there’s always time for some delicious cookie treats for you and your loved ones.

This Valentine’s Day, instead of buying packs of cookies from the market, try your hands at these recipes in your kitchen. Believe us, there’s nothing greater than freshly baked cookies.

1. Chewy White Chocolate and Almond Cookie

Ingredients
3 cups – White chocolate chips
2 cups – Refined flour
½ cup – Almond meal
1 cup – Unsalted butter
1 cup – Caster sugar
2 – Eggs
2 tsp – Baking soda
1 tsp – Vanilla extract
½ cup – Slivered almonds (skinless)

Method
* Preheat the oven to 175 degree celsius.
* In a large bowl, combine the butter and sugar well until it’s creamy, light and fluffy.
* Add the eggs and beat well.
* In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda and almond meal.
* Combine the dry ingredients with the wet mixture.
* Fold in the chocolate chips and slivered almonds.
* Line a baking tray with a parchment sheet and grease it with butter.
* Place spoonfuls of the cookie mixture on the lined baking sheets.
* Bake for 10 mins.
* Once done, allow the cookies to cool before serving.
* Serve warm with vanilla bean ice-cream.

2. Valentine’s Butter Cookies

Ingredients
210g – Maida
230g – Butter
80g – Sugar
50g – Cornflour
1 tbsp – Vanilla essence
1 tsp – Organic red food colour

Method
* Sift all the dry ingredients and keep it aside.
* In another bowl, whip butter and sugar until it’s light and fluffy. Now, add the dry ingredients to the mixture.
* Add vanilla essence to the mixture and then put in the organic food colour.
* Take a piping bag attached with a nozzle, and pipe out the cookies onto a greased baking tray – move in circular fashion to create roses.

3. French Heart (Palmiers)

Ingredients
1 – Puff pastry sheet
1 tbsp – Brown sugar
1 tbsp – Grain sugar
Strawberry crush (optional)

Method
* Roll out the puff pastry sheet evenly on a marble slab.
* Sprinkle brown sugar and grain sugar on to the sheet. You can also add strawberry crush if you want red heart shape palmiers.
* Fold the two opposite sides of the pastry sheet square, so that the sides meet in the centre. Fold in the same sides of the pastry again.
* Now, fold one half of the pastry over the other. Cut pastry crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices.
* Dip cut sides of each piece in sugar and arrange, cut side down, on an ungreased baking sheet.
* Bake it at 210 degree celsius for 5- 7 mins or until golden in colour.
* Serve hot.
* Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree celsius for 18 mins.

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