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Monday, August 11, 2008

Cokdam Cookies

Source : Mami Asmah Laili

Ingredients :

250 g margarine
350 g Top Flour ~ sifted ( I used 300 g cake flour, sifted)
125 g castor sugar
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 tablespoon Nutella
150 g chopped almonds
50 g cornflour ~ sifted
1 egg white ~ for brushing
chopped almonds ~ to sprinkle
a few small plastic bags

Method :

1. Pre heat oven to 180 C then reduce to 170 C.
2. Cream margarine, sugar, Nutella and cocoa powder.
3. Add in sifted ingredients (flour and cornflour), bit by bit till a soft dough is formed. Don't finish all the flour at once, reserve some to be added after adding the chopped almonds, if needed.
4. Add in chopped almonds.
5. Divide the dough to 3 portions and place the first portion in a small plastic bag. I put in a 6 inches x 8 inches plastic bags. Roll flat to the thickness of 3/4 cm.
6. Cut open the plastic bag, starting from the side then the bottom.
7. Bursh with egg white and sprinkle chopped almonds. Press lightly to secure the almonds.
8. With a sharp knife, cut the flatten dough to the size of 6 cm x 2 cm.
9. Arrange in a baking tray, layered with greaseproof paper. 10. Bake for 17 - 20 minutes or till done.


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