Japanese pumpkin, kabocha, is a very popular vegetable in Japan. Kabocha has slightly sweet taste, so it's often used to make desserts. This kabocha cookies are soft and are slightly sweet.
Submitted by --icepaxx
23:37, 30 June 2009 (UTC)
- 1/4 lb. kabocha
- 2 Tbsp butter
- 3 Tbsp sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 2/3 cup flour
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- Cut kabocha into large chunks.
- Steam kabocha in the microwave until softened.
- Peel kabocha and mash in a bowl.
- Mix butter and sugar in another bowl.
- Add mashed kabocha in the bowl.
- Mix well.
- Add an egg yolk and stir well.
- Sift flour and baking powder together.
- Add the flour in the bowl.
- Mix the dough.
- Rest the dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 340 degrees F.
- Flatten the cookie dough on floured board and cut into your favorite shapes.
- Place a cooking sheet in a baking pan and place shaped cookie dough on the sheet.
- Bake cookies in 340F oven for 15-20 minutes.
- Makes 16 small cookies or 8 large cookies