Sunday, January 19, 2014

Chocolate Chili Cookies (Eggless)


The next day after making peanut cookies and pineapple tarts, I couldn't keep quiet. I was practically itching to make more cookies, though I almost collapsed after completing my mission of making pineapple tarts all by myself. I washed up the baking utensils and off I went to bed by 10pm. Never mind if the whole world is awake on facebook, I just had to hit the sack out of tiredness and doze off immediately. Sleep definitely did wonders and I sure woke up feeling energetic. So, back to baking, however, I couldn't make up my mind on which cookies it should be. So I flipped through my old recipe books, as well as surfed for recipes. Inspiration poured out, and I wouldn't budge from baking cookies with chillies. Certainly interesting and exciting because anything new and anything for the first is always like that.  

Now, since I have had a couple of hiccups with online recipes except for the Sujee Cake & Milo Cake), the logical option was none other except calling a couple of friends. Thanks to one of them for unselfishly sharing the recipe to this is Chocolate Chili Cookies (Eggless). Not at all a regret, cookies turned out crunchy and with a nice balance between sweetness and spiciness. But, as impressive as the cookies are, making I won't say is all that easy but possible. Of course. Give a try and I bet you won''t regret at all. 

Ingredients
100g cold butter 
40g sugar (add more if you like)
13g cocoa powder
20g rice flour
60g plain flour
1/2 tbsp chili flakes (or more)
1 tsp vanilla essence
A pinch of baking soda
1 tbsp flour (for dipping fork; keep aside for later use)
Method
Cream/beat butter, sugar and essence till light and fluffy.
Sift cocoa, rice flour and plain flour, soda and chili flakes.
Fold into butter mixture.
(Note: the dough will be sticky and its suppose to be like that)
Leave in fridge for about 1 hour.
Bring out and roll into small balls.
Place on baking tray, lined with baking paper.
Dip fork into flour and press over the rolled balls.
Bake for 20-25 minutes at 160C or till cookies are nice and brown.
More on nava-k on every other social media please!!







Kindly Bookmark and Share it:

34 comments:

  1. chocolate and chilli are a combination in mexican food I've heard... this must have tasted different but yum for sure...

    ReplyDelete
  2. You're such a genius to come up with something like that. Would love to have some!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Goodness me! What fabulous looking cookies..LOVE the styling Nava. I simply love the combination of chocolate and chilli. For that matter, any spice with chocolate. You are becoming a baking genius:-)

    ReplyDelete
  4. it a very diff combo that knock ur taste buds off .love the chili flovred cookies

    ReplyDelete
  5. Mexican cooking has this awesome combo dishes, from sauces to sweets. Love your version.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Never heard of chilli flakes in cookies.. hmm.. but they do look good :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. I wonder how it taste with chilli?

    ReplyDelete
  8. Lovely combo dear, I gotta to try this soon, awesome...

    ReplyDelete
  9. Totally delicious, so you have taken up baking this year!

    ReplyDelete
  10. I never heard such combination. But very eager to taste the choco chilli combination.. its looks crunchy and yummy..

    ReplyDelete
  11. Wow! I did once try the choco and chili combo and quite liked it... You have done it so well Nava... they are perfectly baked

    ReplyDelete
  12. Scrumptious...I am sure my kids will love these, as they are chocolatyy....

    ReplyDelete
  13. with this combination,I feel like this is worth to try at home,I guess chocolate & chilli go together...

    ReplyDelete
  14. A must try :)
    I always love the combination of chocolate and chillies.

    ReplyDelete
  15. My kind of cookies no doubt :D

    Cheers
    CCU

    ReplyDelete
  16. cookies look wonderful and very innovative...

    ReplyDelete
  17. Wow i am really loving the combination of rice and plain flour :) will give it a try .. yumm

    ReplyDelete
  18. chili to chocolate!! What a twist Nava!! I am so tempted to try these cookies :)

    ReplyDelete
  19. I am seeing lots of chili chocolate combo ,,,
    Will try some thing ..

    ReplyDelete
  20. These cookies look delish.. Loved the combo of chocolate and chili.

    ReplyDelete
  21. I have heard about chilli chocolate and this combination in cookies is very interesting and love to pick one from the tin

    ReplyDelete
  22. Love the combo....... Looks inviting!

    ReplyDelete
  23. Love the photos, You are my inspiration for baking.
    www.candycrow.com

    ReplyDelete
  24. Wow Nava, cookies look so yummy, crisp and very tempting!! Love to have them all, without sharing :p

    ReplyDelete
  25. Sounds interesting combo cookies..delicious !!

    ReplyDelete
  26. that's brilliant to use chocolate chili to make cookies!
    but i supposed that would be extra "hot" for the body if too much intake! hahaha

    Ultimate Guide to Krabi

    ReplyDelete
  27. I wish I could have one now with my coffee delicious also makes a great homemade gift for the holidays.

    ReplyDelete
  28. Such a different combi... looks perfect...n yum so much

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...