Chocolate Butter Cookies and Eggless Cumin Cookies

I made these cookies for one of my friends daughters birthday. As their name suggests these have lots of butter and just melt in your mouth. The cinnamon, nuts and chocolate give these a wonderful flavor and texture.

The recipe is from the book, Chocolate by Williams-Sonoma. It yields about 4 dozen cookies, perfect for parties.

Chocolate Butter Cookies
1 tbs cocoa powder
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups/ 180 gms plain flour
1 cup/ 250 gms unsalted butter, at room temperature
5 tbs/ 90 gms granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsps vanilla extract
3/4 cup/ 90 gms chopped nuts
2/3 cup/ 100 gms semi-sweet or bitter-sweet chocolate chips

Pre-heat the oven to 350 F/180C. Line ungreased cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Sieve together the cocoa, cinnamon and flour. Set aside.
Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 3-5 minutes.
Stir in the vanilla, nuts and chocolate chips. Gradually stir in the flour mixture, combining thoroughly.
Drop rounded teaspoons of the dough in the shape of large marbles about 1 1/2 inches apart on the cookie sheet.
Bake for about 12 mins till done. Let cool in the pan for 2 mins. Dust with some confectioners sugar and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Eggless Cumin Cookies for Tried and Tasted

I made these cumin cookies from Madhurams blog, Eggless Cooking. They were ready so quick and took no effort at all. They were crisp, had a wonderful savory taste from the cumin and is a perfect tea-time snack. I'm going to be making this so often. Check out the recipe here.

The chocolate cookies are going to 'CFK : Chocolate', hosted by Hema of Salt to Taste, event bySharmi of Neivedyam.

Cumin cookies are my entry to 'T and T : Madhurams Eggless Cooking' hosted right here by me.


  1. How have u been..been a while since I visited your space and the cookies must have been a special for the b;day girl.

  2. With 1 cup butter those cookies seems like too yummy ones..would definitely love to try just one.:P..if I could stop at that..:D

  3. Both cookies sound delicious but I sure would like to try those cumin cookies.

  4. i love the cumin ones, so flavorful isnt it?

  5. Melt in you mouth that sounds perfect to me. Looks yumm too.

  6. Butter cookies and cumin cookies looks scrumptious Poornima..

  7. Wow. cookies look so tempting :)

  8. I lov spicy cookies,never tried eggless,yummy flavorful cookies...

  9. tried the chocolate butter cookies and loved it!!.. thanx for the recipie..been frequenting your blog for a while .. leaving a comment for the first time!

  10. Both cookies looks gorgeous & yummy!!!I am surer its true treat for kids...

  11. yummy biscuits.. Thanks a ton for sending it to the event!

  12. the chocolate cookies are awesome..but in my current mood im gonna go for the cumin spiced must be soo good to get the crunch of cumin in between :)

  13. Both the cookies look awesome. I love cumin flavored cookies very much. Looks yummy!!

  14. Very nice cookies Poornima..loved it...

  15. both looks crisp and yum nice recipes love to try chocolate ones.

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  17. Wow.. cookies looks so yummy and tempting.

  18. I can never resist buttery cookies. they look perfect!

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