Checkerboard Cookies | How to make Checkerboard Cookies

By Kartikeya Mishra  |  5th Jun 2016  |  
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About Checkerboard Cookies Recipe

These checkerboard cookies take in some hardwork to make. But this is a must try recipe!

Checkerboard Cookies, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Checkerboard Cookies by Kartikeya Mishra will definitely help you in its preparation. The Checkerboard Cookies can be prepared within 80 minutes. The time taken for cooking Checkerboard Cookies is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 15 people. The recipe details out how to make Checkerboard Cookies step by step. The detailed explanation makes Checkerboard Cookies so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Checkerboard Cookies can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Checkerboard Cookies from BetterButter.

Checkerboard Cookies

Ingredients to make Checkerboard Cookies

  • For Vanilla Dough:
  • 200 grams all purpose flour(maida)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 80 grams caster sugar
  • 115 grams butter(salted)
  • 2 teaspoons condensed milk
  • For Chocolate Dough:
  • 200 grams all purpose flour(maida)
  • 2 teaspoons condensed milk
  • 80 grams caster sugar
  • 115 grams butter(salted)
  • 2-3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • Other Ingredients:
  • 3 teaspoons water
  • 1 teaspoon corn flour

How to make Checkerboard Cookies

  1. For vanilla dough, In a bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add condensed milk, vanilla and apf(maida) and knead the dough. Form a log shape and cover and keep in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  2. For chocolate dough, repeat the above process and just add cocoa powder and 1 teaspoon water. Keep it in the fridge for 20 minutes.
  3. After 20 minutes, knead both the dough separately. Roll vanilla dough into 2cm width and about 1cm thickness. Cut into 3 equal parts. Repeat the process with the chocolate dough.
  4. Prepare a watery paste of corn flour and water.
  5. Cut both the doughs into three strips. Alternate them. Keep one strip of chocolate then a vanilla strip and then again a chocolate strip. And another with vanilla-chocolate-vanilla applying corn flour mix in between.
  6. Keep it in the fridge for 1 hr. After an hour, cut both the dough again into three equal strips.
  7. Again alternate them to make the checkerboard pattern. Cut into cookies of 1cm width.
  8. Preheat the oven at 160C. Bake the cookies for 15 minutes and voila! Your checkerboard cookies are ready!

My Tip:

You can refer to a video of this on the internet. You will get better idea about how to join the dough strips together to make the pattern.

Reviews for Checkerboard Cookies (2)

Bharti Patni6 months ago

very yummy ...........

Sanjay Reddy2 years ago

In love with the checkerboard cookies :)