If you are bored of making spooky fingers or bloody drinks and really want to impress your friends this  Halloween look no further. Bake these intricate Owl cookies and i am sure that would inspire you this Halloween. Owl cookies with cardamom flavor is a flavourful crispy and soft cookies. Referred here for make this cookies and modified the recipe according to my needs.

You can make this recipe with limited ingredients. So appealing and scary cookies. Kids love these cookies because of the shape and also the taste. Halloween's night rider the owl- cookies....

Cardamom Flavored Cookies

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
Makes: 12-15 nos

Butter, softened- 1/2 cup
Sugar, powdered- 1/4 cup
Cardamom pods-6 (or)powder- 1 teaspoon
Vanilla essence- 1 teaspoon
All purpose flour/ Maida- 1 cup
Corn flour- 1 tablespoon
Salt- 1/4 teaspoon
Milk-2-3 tablespoons
Chocolate chips- 30 nos
Almonds- 15 nos

  • In a bowl add the softened butter and beat well using spoon or electric whisk.
  • Powder the sugar in a blender if you are adding whole cardamom pods add with sugar and make it as a fine powder.
  • Beat the softened butter as fluffy using hand blender or spoon.
  • Add sugar and vanilla essence with the butter and beat again till incorporated well.
  • In a separate bowl add all purpose flour, corn flour and salt; Mix well and strain it, if needed.
  • Add the flour moisture into the butter mixture in two batches and mix well in between.
  • Make it as a dough by adding little milk as needed. Divide this in to small two or three balls and allow to chill inside fridge for 30 minutes (or) in freezer for exactly 10 minutes wrapped thoroughly in cling film or in a sealed air tight container.
  • Take the dough and roll it as a thin sheet using a rolling pin.
  • Cut the sheet using 2 inch round cookie cutter in to 12-15 rounds.
  • Pinch 2 nos small pea sized pieces for each cookie and roll them like small peas using your palm for the owls eyes.
  • For eye balls use chocolate chips by pressing the pea sized dough slightly.
  • For the nose place an almond in between eyes facing tapering side faces down.
  • For the wings press the curved edges of the spoon.
  • For the wings press the mark using a tip of the fork. Do not press all the way down which will break the cookies.
  • Bake them in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Bake the cookies for about 15- 20 minutes depends on the thickness of the cookies.
  • Remove the tray once the cookies starts to get brown in colour.
Owl Cookies

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