Friday, January 27, 2012

Crunchy Flowery 'Choco' cookies

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For the 5th day of the Marathon... here is an easy breezy chocolate cookies...crunchy, buttery and melt in your mouth types...mmm...

Simple and very easy to make! The dough is slightly thicker than, I mean harder than regular cookie dough. So that the reason for the 'flowery look', which my kids enjoyed cos they look like flowers :)

You can skip adding the cocoa powder to make regular plain butter cookies, which also tastes just as great and make a good base for ice cream! :)

I use white whole wheat flour in equal quantities with white all purpose flour, so that the whole wheat taste stays subtle when the kids try them. This did help in keeping the flavor almost same.


1/2 cup white whole wheat flour, unbleached
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 cup butter

little bit of confectioner's sugar or powdered sugar for dusting

Pre-heat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or silicon mat.

Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl and combine well.

Add the butter and mix well.

Make balls smaller than a golf ball and slightly flatten it on the parchment paper. they will crack on the edges giving them a flowery look!

Place them 1/2 inch apart.

Bake them for 15-20 minutes. They will be slightly soft when hot.
When they become cool, they will harden up.

Dust with powdered sugar when cool.

Serve when cool.


Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 12

Sending this to Srivalli's 'Chocolate Mela'

also to Srav's for her 'Chocolate fest'

and Kavi for Kid's Delight -Something Sweet'



  1. I like the naturally formed flower shapes :)

  2. Very interesting shape..and love anything chocolate!

  3. very tempting choco cookies !! Thanks for linking for the event !!

    Ongoing Event - CC-Chocolate Fest

  4. Pretty shaped cookies Smitha :)

  5. They look super cute and scrumptious!

  6. awesome cookies plz send to me....

  7. cute luking cookies....superbly done

  8. The addition of whole wheat to maida is good. I will soon try these and let you know.
    Love Ash

  9. The cookies look so crunchy and yummy

  10. Delicious and tempting choco cookies...

  11. Nice shape and looks os perfect

  12. Super addictive and damn tempting cookies.

  13. super yum ! bookamrking, will try soon Smitha :)

  14. Texture looks so tempting. Love to start baking soon.

  15. I can feel the crunchiness of the cookies

  16. Crunchy cookies and like the fact that you used whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour


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