Owl Cookies

Happy Birthday my sweetie pie

Just didn’t realise when my little wonder grew up so much…IMG_1347-1 

You came like a wonderful blessing in our lives,                                                            You made our family complete,                                                                                           You brought Smile and Happiness,                                                                                     You are our perfect son that we are proud of,                                                                  You are our inspiration and courage,                                                                                You are our dearest and always will be,                                                                            We love you Partha. Happy 11th Birthday my dear.                                                  May all your dreams and wishes come true.

Owl cookies is one thing on my son’s wish list.

It can be a centre of attraction for kids in any party.



Quantity: 18 - 20 cookies               Prep time: 30 min     Refrigerating time: minimum 2 hrs       Baking time: 9 - 11 min
2-1/2 cups - all purpose flour
3/4 cup - butter
1 cup - brown sugar
1 - egg
2 tsp - baking powder
1 tsp - vanilla extract
1/4 tsp - salt
1/4 tsp - baking soda
1 square (28grams) - melted unsweetened chocolate
orange and yellow M&M's
whole cashews


1. in a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla
2. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt, add to creamed mixture. 
3. remove 2/3 of the dough. roll into a 8inch square on plastic wrap and set aside
4. combine melted chocolate and baking soda until thoroughly mixed, beat into the remaining dough
5. shape into a 8inch log
6. place chocolate log on the rolled square dough and rollup, pinch seams together
7. wrap in a plastic wrap and refrigerate for atleast 2 hrs
8. unwrap dough, cut into 1/4inch slices
9. to form a owl's face, place 2 slices side by side on a lightly greased baking sheet.
10. pinch dough at the top of the circles to form ears.
11. place M&M's in each circle for eyes. place a cashew at the bottom centre of the face for the beak. 
12. bake at 170º celsius for 9 - 11 minutes or until the edges are lightly brown







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