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Clove Shortbread cookies

Insiya Kagalwala
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Clove Shortbread cookies RECIPE

Christmas is all about cookies and aromas of spices.Secret ingredient here I have used is roasted cloves powder

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Easy
  • Christmas
  • Baking
  • Freezing
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 115 grms cold butter cut into small cubes
  2. 1 1/2 cup Whole wheat flour
  3. 1/2 cup dark brown sugar packed
  4. 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  5. 3/4 tsp ground clove powder(slightly dry roast the cloves 1st)
  6. 1/2 tsp cinnamon pwdr


  1. Take the whole wheat flour, sugar, salt, clove pwdr and cinnamon pwdr and kosher salt( you can use normal mota namak too just crush it )
  2. Whisk them
  3. Add the butter cubes and whisk again
  4. Use a hand whisk
  5. Whisk till the mixture looks like wet sand
  6. Take a cake pan and line it with butter paper
  7. Put the flour mix and press the mixture evenly
  8. Leaving 1 inch border ,prick the shortbread dough with a fork
  9. Let the mixture rest in the fridge for 30 mins
  10. Preheat the oven at 180degrees and bake the shortbread cookies for 30 mins or till you see golden colour
  11. Remove from the oven and immediately take a wooden fork and make a scallop like pattern on the edges and cut the cookies into wedges
  12. Let it cool for 10 mins
  13. Once cool enjoy the short break cookies with a mild hint of cloves and tingling cinnamon flavour on the tongue

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Sangeeta Arora
Sangeeta Arora   Jan-04-2018


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