Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Hab-el-hal ( Cardamom Cookies )


Hab-el-hal or Cardamom Cookies ... A recipe from Palestine. They are best served with coffee, tea or milk. These cookies are delicious and the flavor is wonderful!


Hab-el-hal or Cardamom Cookies
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Recipe by Saad Fayed from About.com

* Prep. Time : 20 minutes
* Cook Time : 10 - 12 minutes
* Makes : 42 cookies, depending on the size

    Ingredients :

    • 1/2 cup softened butter
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1 3/4 cups flour
    • 1 tsp. baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
    • 1/4 tsp. salt
    • 1/2 tsp. cardamom
    • 1/8 cup milk 
    Method :
    • Preheat oven to 180 C. 
    • Cream together egg, sugar, and butter in a medium mixing bowl.
    • Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cardamom. 
    • Slowly add to egg & butter mixture and mix well. 
    • Add milk, if required to form dough.
    • Roll out dough on lightly floured surface. You want the dough to be about 1/8 inch thick. Use cookie cutters to make shapes.
    • Place on a lined cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.

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    Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

    31 comments :

    1. Prefectly baked adorable cardamom cookies...

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    2. Looks so cute & ready to be devoured!!!
      Prathima Rao
      Prats Corner

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    3. I'm loving the sound and look of the cardamom cookies. Would pair well with a strong cuppa, ah!

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    4. Yummy cookies... cardamom gives a classic touch and flavour to the cookies.:)
      Reva

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    5. wow very cute shape !! Cardamom cookies are perfectly done and look so wonderful !!

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    6. These are so cute! i think i could eat up the whole lot!

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    7. Looks mouthwatering and cute shapes....

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    8. Cute cookies,perfectly done..lovely and flavorful

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    9. Cardamom cookies looks perfectly baked. Cute shapes you have given..

      Deepa
      Hamaree Rasoi

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    10. Love the flavor and shape very much...perfect cookies...

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    11. I love the flavor of cardamom so I know I'd love these pretty cookies! I bet they're amazing with a nice cup of coffee!

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    12. Love the flavor of cardamom always and these cookies are just perfect...

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    13. Cookies look perfect and preety.

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    14. Thank you so much everyone for your positive comments :)

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    15. They are so adorable.. Just perfectly made..

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    16. OMG!!!! it is so cute looking cookies:)

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    17. totally yummy cookies :)! I love the use of cardamom- it's still my most fav, spice :)

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    18. They are gorgeous! Good thing to get a few lovely cookie cutters! Making cookies more appealing! Thanks for sharing!

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    19. Lovely cookies! I love the flavour of cardamom and cookies & milk are a fav combo :)

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    20. this must be very fragrant with added cardamom, well done!

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    21. Thank you everyone for your nice words.They were a huge hit :)

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    22. Looks wonderful& tempting and sure would have tasted good.

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    23. Thank you Shanthi for stopping by & liking my post :)

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    26. I´ve got some cardamon seeds in the cupboard. Do you think I can ground it and use it for your recipe??

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      1. Yes Sofia, just grind the seeds and add to the dough :)

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    27. Just made this recipe - thank you! House smells divine and these cookies definitely hit the spot!

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      1. Thank you Candyce! I'm glad it turned out well for you :)

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