Monday, 10 December 2007

Melting Moments Cookies

Susan from Food Blogga is hosting this wonderful event called Eat Christmas Cookies.

She is posting directly the posts in her page , you should go and check it out aparently she said cookies are flying in fast from all over the WORLD. Every other day i go and check the updates and it is wonderful to see al the different cookies she have got for this event.

It is like there is not end to the variety of cookies everybody is making.This is my contribution for her event.
This is my contribution for her event.
They are called melting moments. I have no idea why they are called like this.
But if you eat these cookies they are just melt in your mouth :-))))


Few ingridients


Making tje cookie paste



For making the butter cream



Ready to eaat ;-)))

250 gm Butter, room temperature
100 gm Powder sugar
1 tsp Lime zest
2 Egg yolk
300 gm Flour
3 tbsp Raspberry jam
Powder sugar to sprinkle

Butter Cream
80 gm sugar
1 tbsp water
1 egg white
80 gm butter

Method:
Preheat the oven to 180°c.Grease the baking tray with butter.In a bowl add the butter, sugar and lime zest and mix it till light and fluffy.

Add the egg yolk and mix well.Now add the flour and using a woodden spoon mix everything till you get a smooth paste.
Put the paste in a pipping bag fitted with a 8mm nozzle. Pipe out in star shapes leaving space between each.Bake for 10 -12 minutes.Leave them to cool on a wire rack.For the butter cream.Melt on a low fire 60 gm og sugar with 1 tbsp water in a pan. Stir now and then.

Now turn the fire to high and cook for 3 minutes without stirring. Take care there is not cyrstal form is appearing.Beat the egg whtes stiff with the rest of the sugar. Keep of beating and pour the sugar syrup in a thin beam, keep on beating the mixture till it is cold. Add the butter .

Divide the cookies in a set from two. Spread jam on the smooth side of the cookie. And the butter cream on the other bunch of the cookies.
Press the buttercream and the jam side together and sprinkle with icing sugar.

46 comments:

Dhanggit said...

all i need is just a cup of hot coffee and your wonderful goodies and im set for a perfect afternoon :-)

Sandeepa said...

They are so cute. i loved the pattern on them.

Rachel said...

Buttercream and jam...yumm combo..and the shape looks neat!

Seena said...

Cookies every where!
Happy, very lovely cookies, thanks for the step by step information.
Hey, I just now had talked with mom, she said we can make dosas with fine powder too. No need to add eggs too. Sorry for giving wrong information, my bad memory..:(
am going to edit the recipe. See u.

Mandira said...

love the shape of the cookies. Looks fabulous.

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Looks yummy !!! nice photography

Kribha said...

Just beautiful. Loved your beautiful design. It looks like the cookies we get in bakeries. Nice contribution for the event.

Happy cook said...

Dhanggit thankyou, when i had them i had it with tea :-))

Sandeepa thankyou

Rachel thankyou it is indeed a wonderful combo

Seena thankyou, yeah every where one can see cookies because of the event from susan. And thanks for the info, i will try with the fine flour

Mandira thankyou

Vanamal welcome to my blog and thankx

Maya Shanbhag said...

wow, those cookies look amazing...surely the melt in the mouth kinds..

Mansi Desai said...

I know exactly what you are talking about!! my bhabhi made these for us once and they reallly melt in the mouth...Yours looks fabulous HC!

Happy cook said...

Mayashanbag sure they were melt in the mouth cookies ;-)

Thankyou manasi it is nice to know that u do agree with me when i say they just melt in the mouth cookies

Rina said...

Wow, happy you have patience to really make those patterns, and bake these cookies. Loved them. Very nice entry.

Shy said...

HI HC, thanks for stopping by at my place ;- ) these cookies look good.. if only I wasnt counting the calories....:-(
Shy

Mallika said...

These look so good. I haven't bakes cookies in ages

Cooking and the City said...

Hello I just found your blog, your melting moments cookies look delicious. I wish I could taste one now. I've just started my blog, please stop by if you like.

cookingandthecity.blogspot.com

Meera said...

Those cookies look really yummy. My daughter is a cookie monster:-) She would love them!

Richa said...

such an adorable pattern!
there u go with ur lovely baking.

Susan from Food Blogga said...

Oh, I love these cookies so much! They remind me of Whoopie Pies but with buttercream and jam instead of chocolate. They sound so fun to make and must be delicious to eat. What a great entry for Eat Christmas Cookies. Thank you Happy Cook for making this cook happy. :) -Susan

bee said...

they look gorgeous, piped out like that. very pretty.

sunita said...

Lovely cookies...

remya said...

really melting moments in my mouth...looks fab..lovethat cute jan n butter combo....gud entry

Laavanya said...

These look awesome! Very well done and mouthwatering. I love the filling too.

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Wow looks so delicious happy cook!
When it melts in mouth no wonder y they named so!!

Happy cook said...

Rina thankyou,well it took a little time to make them, but then once u start making them it goes faster.

Shy Join the club i too take care not to indulge too much but then how can one resist the home made cookies:-)

Mallika thankyou, now it is the time to restart

Cooking and the city thankx for the visit, i will check out your place soon

Meera make them for your daughter she will love them. Yeah i too love cookies.

Happy cook said...

Richa thanyou, i know that u love my baking :-)

Susan from foodbloga thankyou, i've seen once martha stewart making those whoopie pies.Glad that i could make you happy :-) bye sending it for your event

Bee thankyou, they are indeed looking pretty

Sunita thankyou

Remya thankyou. I too love the combo with the jam

Lavanya thankyou

Rakhs Kitchen after eating them i know why they named it like this :-)))

Swaroopa said...

looks gr8!! thanx 4 sharing...

Namratha said...

yummy, I love melting moments and this is almost how my mom makes them too...I learnt it from mom but am yet to try it here....they look gorgeous Happy! :)

Rosie said...

I so adore your cookies they look perfect in every way :) Great pics too!!

Rosie x

Happy cook said...

Swaroopa thanyou

Namratha thanyou. I am glad to hear that it looks like almost your moms cookies.

Rosie comming from you who make the most perfect cookies i am really happy :-)

Seema said...

They look so good.. i loved them! Jam inbetween was great idea.. r any left for Santa???

Prajusha said...

wow..nice cookies.thanks for the step by step presentation and nice photos..

meeso said...

Wow, yeah...these look rich, I bet they do just melt in your mouth!

Jeena said...

What can I say Happy when I clicked on your blog I just thought yummmmmmmmmmmm! These melting moments look delicious, I never have made butter cream by heating it up like you did first, it looks such a creamy and rich filling. Great post the pictures are amazing like a real sweet treat. :)

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

Sounds like a gr8 recipe.... how u have an eggless version of this recipe, by anychance?? :)

Ti said...

wow, it look yummy.

Vcuisine said...

Lovely cookies HC. Very nice. Viji

Africantapestry and Myfrenchkitchen said...

Oh, I know why they are called "Melt in the mouth"...I have eaten similar cookies and they do exactly that...they melt in your mouth...absolutely delicious.! I haven't seen them in a while, so I'll definitely put yours into my repertoire!Beautiful.
Ronell

Happy cook said...

Seema thankyou. The cookies were finished in a flash so no more left for santa ;-)

Prajusha Thankyou

Meeso it does make it for your daughter she will loves it

Jeena thankyou. Me too have never made butter recipe like this but in the book it was written to do like this even thought i was a bit reluctant but then i thought better do it as the recipe says.

Remya's mane....sorry i don't have the recipie for this without eggs. If i ever come across one i will inform you.

TI and Vcuisine thankyou

Happy cook said...

Africantapestry and myfrenchkitchen
do try and let me know you won't be disapointed as they were reallty delicious

Daily Meals said...

Hi Happy Cook! The cookies look so delicious...

Shilpa said...

Ohh they look awesome....Beutiful

sagari said...

they look so yummy and tempting happycook and i like your recent post weired things nice post enjoyed while reading

Suzana said...

Those cookies look sensational! I'd have a couple right now - too bad I'm not close enough.

Cakelaw said...

These cookies are just gorgeous - they are so festive in red and white.

Anonymous said...

can u so in detail how to design that cooky.

as i wanted to do this pls show how to make this in step by step as i am very neew to this baking but want to try this for cookies and surprise my husband.

Bharathy said...

Commenting in an older post..HC..
My friend seba too makes the similar way like sandwiched ones with cream...But I saw another one (Which I tried and came out very well)with the same name in Archana of Spicyana's recent post.They were plain...which is the real melting moment recipe..sandwiched or plain???