A snack that can be enjoyed any time of the day
Looking for a crunchy snack for teatime? Then try some charming ol' sweet n' nutty macaroons. The light, baked, cookie-like macaroon is an any-time snack and is easy to prepare.
Makes 15-20 nos
Flour - 1 cup
Powdered sugar - 1 cup
Butter ( unsalted) - 1 cup
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Chopped cashewnuts - 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Next, add the flour, vanilla essence and tip in the chopped nuts. Add the flavouring agent ( elaichi powder).
Knead into a dough ball. Form into balls. Press slightly. Pre-heat oven at 150 degrees C for ten minutes.
Place the cookie discs on a baking tray, spacing 2 " apart, as it will spread. Bake at 140 degrees for ten-12 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack. Serve fresh with a cup of cocoa. Store in an air-tight container.