Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Rose Water Sugar Cookies

Rose Water Sugar Cookies
3/4 cup butter (1 1/2 sticks)
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1 Tbs rose water
1/4 tsp cardamom
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 large egg
2 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup colored sugar, for coating
-Preheat oven to 375 F degrees. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
- Beat together all ingredients, excluding flour.
-Stir in flour.
- Drop the dough by the tablespoonful into the colored sugar, rolling the balls to coat them. Place them on the prepared baking sheets.
- Bake the cookies for 10 mins. until they are just barely stating to brown, they'll look soft. Remove them from the oven and allow them to cool for 5 mins. then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

Rolling the dough in colored sugar.

Baked cookies.

These cookies are very yummy.
They combine my two favorite flavors: cardamom and rose water.
If you have never tried rose water - it is amazing!
It adds an addictive quality to these cookies, increasing the buttery flavor and adding a sweet aftertaste - that makes you want to eat more!


  1. Oh these sugar cookies look great! Yum!

  2. These seem perfect for Valentine's Day!