Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Almond - Pistachio Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Almod Pista Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Ingredients for Almond - Pistachio Sandwich Cookies
All purpose flour - 2 cups
Butter - 1 cup
Egg - 2 no
Baking Powder - 1tspn
Sugar - 1 cup
Milk - ½ cup
Vanilla Essence - 1 tspn
Salt - tspn
Alomonds - 8 no
Pistachio - 10 no
Dessicated Coconut - 4 tspn
For sandwich filling
Chocolate chips/kisses - 2 cups
Vegeatble oil - 1 tspn


1.Preheat oven to 375 deg.Beat Butter and Sugar together until light and fluffy.Mix Egg yolks,All purpose Flour, Salt and Vanilla essence,coarsely ground Almond Pistachio.

2.Mix well and keep it aside by covering with lid for 15 minutes.

3.Fill cookie press with dough and press cookies onto "ungreased" cookie sheet.

4.Bake cookies for 10 - 12 minutes or until edjes change to light brown color.

5.Remove cookies from sheet to cooling rack (another baking sheet lined with wax paper) with wide-bladed metal spatula.Cool completely.

Pista cookies

Ingredients For Sandwiching:

1.Place wax paper on a new baking sheet, lay out all the cookies, upside down.Combine finely chopped chocolate and vegetable oil in a ovenproof bowl.

2.Heat water in a sauce pan.Place this bowl over simmering water on low heat stir until completely chocolate melts and becomes smooth.

3.Take care that water should not come into the glassbowl from the bottom while stirring.Keep it aside if it is very hot and stir for smooth paste.

4.Apply melted chocolate with a "spoon" onto the flat side of the cookie and dip immediately into the dessicated coconut powder.Do again the same way with the bottom of another cookie.

5 .Place the two chocolate-containing cookie's on top of each,flat side in, and press gently together and place on wax paper to cool.

6.The chocolate in the middle will appear to the edges of the cookie sandwich.Do the same way with rest of the all cookies and refrigerate till chocolate is set.

6. Store in airtight container with wax paper between layers.Enjoy the nutty taste with chocolate flavour .
See here for Nabeela's Jam Cookies .


Nabeela said...

Thank you for the wonderful idea of filing cookies with chocolate...I don't know why I never thought of that before...and I have a HUUUUGE bag of baking chocolate chips waiting in my pantry..yes, another Costco item...:P
Those cookies look delicious!

sudhav said...

Thats a lovely post and neat idea..May be during the next visit to an american store i will surly look for the chocolate chips and will try to make these yummy cookies for taniya..Thanks vineela for sharing this wonderful recipe...

Krithika said...

Your cookies look so good and that filling ... oooh !

KrishnaArjuna said...

Vineela cookies look absolutely gorgeous!! I am not a huge cookie fan but yours might change my thinking :-))
Thanks for the recipe, I am going to try this!!

sudha said...

Delicious cookies..The photos makes me feel like 'take one and eat'.

Shilpa said...

Wow..One more ultimate recipe. My hubby was asking for home made cookies from many days. Though I tried a few times, I never got them straight. I will try your recipe today.

sudhav said...

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Santhi said...

Amazing looking cookies vineela..
Such a fantastic job..

archana said...

Excellent idea, can i have one please?

Linda said...

Hi Vineela, they look fantastic! Chocolate, pistachio and coconut...mmm. Wish I were a better baker.

You're tagged again for 5 things meme... please join in if you like :)

Sumitha said...

Lovely cookies Vineela!Feel like taking a bite!

spicehut said...

Lovely cookies ! Well done.

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Anonymous said...

You make so many delicious suff,
especially wonderful and complicated looking sweets!

starry nights said...

Thanks for sharing, I would love t0 make those for my kids and send it to their school.They are in the dorm.

LERA said...

These are so Beautiful and sounds so delicious .Vineela,hope you still have some left for me....:)

Mythili said...

Those are nice cookies there !! Good one :)

Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Vaishali said...

Those are such awesome looking cookies, Vineela. I don't think I'll will ever venture into this. I am sure, it requires patience, which I don't have much of. Kudos to you!

Priya said...

Hi Vineela,
Those cookies look delicious. Wish u cud parcel a few to all the bloggers here ;-)
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