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Persian Chickpea Flour Cookies (Nan-E Nokhochi )

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Annacia *

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@Annacia

These are lovely little shortbread type cookies that melt in your mouth.

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Serves:
makes 36 cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 c
butter
1 c
powdered sugar
1
egg yolk
1 tsp
ground cardamom
2 c
chickpea flour

How to Make Persian Chickpea Flour Cookies (Nan-E Nokhochi )

Step-by-Step

  • 1Beat butter & powdered sugar together until creamy.
  • 2Add egg yolk & cardamom.
  • 3With your hands knead in the chickpea flour until smooth.
  • 4This dough is very "short" and needs to be well kneaded. For an even "shorter" dough, omit the egg yolk.
  • 5Pinch off tiny pieces of dough about the size of hazelnuts and roll them into balls between the palms of your hands.
  • 6Decorate the tops of the cookies by pricking them with the tines of a fork or by pressing the back of the tines horizontally onto the cookies.
  • 7Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet and bake in a slow oven (300F) for about 30 minutes.

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About Persian Chickpea Flour Cookies (Nan-E Nokhochi )

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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