6/28/09

garlic & herb cookies...

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I know it's kind of weird, but savory cookies are common in Thailand. It doesn't bother me to have some dried shrimp in my cookies. Many people do mind it though.

Ingredients:
make 20
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- 260 g all purpose flour
- 6 g baking powder
- 5 g salt
- 5 g white pepper powder
- 170 g unsalted butter, room temperature
- 125 g sugar
- 1 egg
- 50 g cashew nuts, chopped
- 20 g dried shrimp, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, chopped
- 4 kaffir lime leaves, thinly sliced
- 1 lemongrass, thinly sliced
- 2 dried red pepper, thinly sliced (optional)
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Preparation:
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1. Sift all dry together and set aside.
2. In a mixer on medium speed, beat butter and sugar together until light and creamy.
3. Beat in egg.
4. At low speed, stir in flour mixture in three additions. Scrape down the side each addition.
5.Using a big spoon, stir in the rest of ingredients.
6. Chill for 30 minutes, then fill an ice-cream scoop with some of the dough and drop onto a prepared cookie sheet.
7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-15 minutes or until cookies are puffed.

17 comments:

Heather said...

Great idea for a snack.I would eat this with a cup of tea any time during the day.

Anonymous said...

Hmmmmmmmmm they look very yummy!!! Great idea!

Ms. Macaroon said...

looks divine!

Y said...

Oh this definitely looks like my kind of cookie! Bookmarking this! :)

Thea said...

I love garlic! These look great!

Mochachocolata Rita said...

i adore savoury cookies. these babies look and sound fantastic!

Manggy said...

I didn't think it was weird, but then again I didn't think there's be sugar in it! I think I'll just trust you to make this one for me :)

lisa (dandysugar) said...

This is a very interesting and unique cookie. I like savory cookies and garlic so this would be right up my alley.

Thip said...

Warning!!!
This recipe is not for everyone. :)

Megan@Feasting on Art said...

I love the idea of a savory cookie. Yum, looks wonderful!

Leela said...

I love sweet and savory together. The idea of putting dried shrimp in cookies might sound odd to people, but we Thais know it works.

m* said...

Thanks for the comment! However, your macarons look far more superior :)

Katie said...

Wow these sound delicious yet so unusal.

Tiny bakery said...

it looks like tomyam cookies ka p'tip ^^ i love it!!

Talita said...

Doesn't sounds weird for me. I really wanna try it, looks so tasteful! Your blog is awesome. I'll add you in my favorite blog list, I hope you don't mind! =)

viki said...

Garlic cookies look delicious.
Btw , Please check the following link. This post looks like yours.

http://www.samayalblog.com/index.php/sweets/garlic-cookie

Patty said...

They sound and look delicious to me as well. :)

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