Monday, 22 June 2015

Zebra cookies

   I was completely fascinated, when I found these cookies from the book, "100 BEST DELECIOUS CHOCOLATE".  The entire concept was fun, and reminded me of an long gap from my last baked cookie.  These striped cookies were very easy and required an total whisk with each and every ingredient.  You need chocolate buttons though, I did pipe few, a day before and that came in handy with the presentation and saved an lot of time.

I made these with milk chocolate, dark chocolate is also preferable.   This zebra cookies are very kid friendly and can be tagged as an party food too.  Dough can be kneaded in advance, because more the refrigeration, more the flavours enhance within these.  Fresh out of the oven, they had an crisp edges with an chewy middle.  With an ongoing monsoon, these cookies did an good pair with hot tea. Do try and let us know.   

Preparation time:  20 minutes
Baking time: 15 minutes
Yield:  20 cookies

Ingredients required

  • 55 gm milk chocolate 
  • 140 gm all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • White and milk chocolate buttons


To the flour, add baking powder and sieve twice.  Melt the milk chocolate in an double boiler, keep them aside.  

To another dry vessel, add sugar, vanilla essence, one beaten egg and whisk all together.  

Whisk in melted chocolate.  

Now, add in flour and oil.  Combine till an soft dough is formed.  

Cover this with cling wrap and refrigerate for three hours or overnight.  

Pre-heat the oven to 190 degree celsius. Scoop out one tablespoon from the dough.

Roll them into 5 cm high log and gently press in middle.  

Roll them in icing sugar, place this in oil brushed baking sheet.  

Bake for about fifteen minutes till they are firm and place chocolate buttons in alternate pattern before cooling them.  

Yeah....  NOW THEY ARE DONE.... :)

Happy Baking.

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