Cottage cheese cookies, the name might sound strange, but it is the best match to your search for soft, fluffy, and not too sweet cookies. You can accompany these cookies with your evening tea or breakfast and make it more soothing for you.
Cookies are always the best practice for beginners in the baking field, easy to make and mood fulfilling at the same time.
But experimenting with cookies with cottage cheese is something quirky to make, but you can surely give it a try as it takes barely any preparation time and taste makes all the sweat go away.
These cookies are best for those who like some sweet and sour taste in their appetite. The best part is this you can add flavors and toppings to these cookies according to your own choice and almost everything goes perfectly with it. May it be caramel syrup or strawberry crush or anything else of your choice? Something different about these cookies is you don’t need to freeze them, so you can just make them as an instant snack at your family gatherings.
Cottage Cheese Cookies
Ingredients for 15 pieces
- 350 g Cottage Cheese
- 180 g Butter
- 150 g Sugar
- 450 g Flour
- 2 tbsp Vanilla Sugar
- 2 tbsp Baking Powder
- Mix well all ingredients. Put the ready dough in the fridge for 30 minutes. At this time turn on the oven to 180 C.
- Roll over the dough and cut the cookies with the help of а glass or any shape you like. Put them on а baking paper and bake until brown.
- Serve with milk.
- Bon Appetit!
Tips and Tricks
Add chocolate chips to give a chocolaty crunch to your soft cottage cheese cookies.
ADDING BITE OF FRUITS
To add a twist of fruits to your cookies, you can also add crushed blueberries or cranberries as per your own choice.
ICE-CREAM COOKIE SANDWICH
These cookies are extra soft and even stay soft when frozen, so you can easily layer them with your favorite ice cream like an ice-cream cookie sandwich. You can also freeze these sandwiches and enjoy them later.
If you found your mixture powdery after kneading, add more butter and lukewarm water.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How to store cottage cheese cookies?
For keeping cookies fresh for a long, store them in an airtight container or a zip lock bag. They can be stored for at least one month if packed properly. Try to avoid moisture.
How to decorate these cookies in a fancier way?
-Frost the cookies with a white creamy and moist icing.
-You can give a dramatic look by dipping half a cookie in dark chocolate syrup and half in white chocolate syrup and then use colorful candies and sprinkles to make a smiley face. (PERFECT FOR KID’S BIRTHDAY PARTY)
-Drool melted dark and white chocolate in a zigzag pattern to make black white stripes. ( (Name them zebra cookies )
-Sprinkle dusted powdered sugar on a cookies platter at the time of the serve.
-Chop your favorite nuts and garnish your cookies with nuts and melted chocolate.
-For a playful twist, mix chopped cherries with melted chocolate and pours the mixture over the cookies platter.
-Whisk cocoa powder, dry nuts, ground cinnamon, and whole milk and use it as a cookie glaze.
-Knead the dough until it gets smooth. Give folds upside down to gather whole runaway flour. Give your best in kneading, because it will decide the softness of your cookies.
WHY USE COTTAGE CHEESE?
Cottage cheese is being used because it is easy to bake and gives a cake-like texture after baking. Most importantly, cottage cheese is very delicious in taste and gives many health benefits to the human body.
DOES THE DOUGH NEED TO BE REFRIGERATED BEFORE BAKING?
The dough of cottage cheese cookies is a little moist and sticky, so refrigerate the dough for at least 1 hour to firm it up.
WHY MY COOKIES ARE NOT GETTING PUFFY?
The main player behind making cookies puffy is BAKING POWDER. Quantity of baking powder also plays a huge role in the puffiness of cookies and make sure that use fresh baking powder.