Chocolate Chip (Carob Chip or White Chocolate Chip) Whole Wheat Cookies
Jan21

Chocolate Chip (Carob Chip or White Chocolate Chip) Whole Wheat Cookies

Ingredients •1 cup (2 sticks) of butter (unsalted) •¾ cup sugar* •¾ cup brown sugar* •3 tsp egg replaces mix with 4 tbsp warm water** •1 tsp vanilla extract •1 ¾ cup flour •½ cup oats •½ cup whole wheat flour*** •¼ cup wheat germs •1 tbsp flax seeds (optional) •1 tsp baking powder •1 tsp baking soda •1 cup raisins or cranberry •½ cup walnuts •2 cups chocolate chips (carob chips or white chocolate chips) Preparation 1.Preheat the oven...

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Key Lime Sandwich Cookies
Jan11

Key Lime Sandwich Cookies

Ingredients • 6 tablespoons ghee or unsalted butter • 1/3 cup sugar • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1 cup all purpose flour • 3 tablespoons buttermilk • 1 1/2 packed teaspoons finely grated lemon zest • 1/8 teaspoon salt • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar • 2 tablespoons lemon juice Procedures 1. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 2. Add flour and beat until dough begins to form. Add buttermilk. Beat...

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Sesame – Nut Nibbler
Dec23

Sesame – Nut Nibbler

I learned how to make several kinds of boiled-sugar candies from a sweet maker in Vrindavan, India. Every afternoon for a fortnight, I sat, notebook and thermometer in hand, and scribbled down the B.K. Sharma family secrets. His leather-like hands seemed heat-resistant as he toasted sesame seeds or patted out soft-crack syrups without tools. Though he used peanuts in this sweet, I retested the recipe using hazelnuts, pecans and...

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Aussie Anzac Cookies
Dec17

Aussie Anzac Cookies

Ingredients: • Rolled oats – 1 cup • Plain flour – 1 cup • Sugar – 1 cup • Coconut – 3/4 cup • Butter – ½ cup • Golden syrup or treacle – 1 tbsp • Baking soda – 1 tbsp • Water – 2 tbsp Preparation: 1. Preheat the oven to 150° C / 300° F. Combine the oats, flour, sugar, and coconut in a bowl and mix well. 2. Melt the butter and syrup together in a small saucepan. 3. Boil the water in...

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Nut and Raisin Nibbler
Mar26

Nut and Raisin Nibbler

  You can vary the formula  cashews and currants, peanuts and golden raisins, almonds and raisins in this nutritious snack. Srila Prabhupada recommended this combination on Ekadasee fasting days.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): a few minutes   Ingredients • Fine salt – 1 teaspoon (5 ml)  • Ground coriander – ½ tablespoon (7 ml) • Ground cumin...

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Cardamom Shortbread Cookies
Mar07

Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

  This buttery cookie bears some resemblances to Scottish shortbread. To the basic recipe, try one of the following additions: ¼ cup (25 g) ground pecans, cashews, almonds, pistachios or walnuts or 3 table spoons (45 ml) puree of dried mango, apples, cherries or papaya.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 15 minutes Baking time: 1 hour   Ingredients • Unsalted butter, at room temperature...

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