“Caramelized Cashew nuts Cookies”


Caramelized Cashew nuts cookies

Ingredients for making the Cookies

  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups roasted salted cashews
  • 2 tbsp plus 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 stick (8 tbsp) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 24 cubes soft caramel candy
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

Method of making the Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift flour and salt together. Coarsely chop 1 cup cashews set aside. Process remaining 1 1/2 cups cashews in a food processor until finely chopped. Pour in oil. Process until mixture is creamy for 2 minutes.
  • Put cashew mixture, butter, and sugar in a bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment mix on medium speed until fluffy, for 2 to 3 minutes. Mix in egg and vanilla essence, Reduce speed to low; gradually add flour mixture. Mix in reserved chopped cashews.
  • Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls/squares; space 2 inches apart on 2 parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake 6 minutes; gently flatten with a spatula. Bake until bottoms are just golden, 6 to 7 minutes more. Let cool completely on sheets on wire racks.
  • Melt caramels with cream in a small saucepan over low heat, keep stirring. Let it cool. Using a spoon, drizzle caramel over cookies; let set. Store airtight in single layers.

Please Note

For better taste you can add honey as well in the caramel mixture. enjoy !!

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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