Friday, August 12, 2011

Cassava butterscotch chip cookies

What is cassava ?? Cassava is a shrubby, tropical, perennial plant that is not well known in the temperate zone. For most people, cassava is most commonly associated with tapioca. The plant grows tall, sometimes reaching 15 feet, somewhat dark brown in color and grows up to 2 feet long. with leaves varying in shape and size. The edible parts are the tuberous root and leaves. The tuber (root) is


In Indonesia, cassava is used in a variety of food products, the same way potatoes are used in the U.S. They can be used as vegetables in dishes, grated to make pancakes, dried and ground into tapioca flour, or sliced and made into snack chips.
Cassava butterscotch chip cookies

I made this cookies just an experiment,instead make with tapioca flour i make this with grated cassava
Ingredients :
1/2 cup butter/1 stick room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 egg
1 cup grated cassava
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp grated nutmeg/powder
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup butterscotch chips

Preparation :
on mixer bowl,cream together butter,sugar and brown sugar until soft and  fluffy
add egg one at a time beat them until combine,add vanilla
add grated cassava
sift dry ingredient : flour,nutmeg and baking powder
and add to mixed butter creamed
beat again until combine and add butterscotch chip
chill the cookie dough about an hour
after that,,,,
lining baking pan with parchment paper
scoop the cookie dough about 2 tbs about 2 inch a part
and bake on 350 for about 22-25 minutes
until edge of cookies is brown

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

These are excellent. I tried them and the flavor is unusual, texture is very moist. Almost like an oatmeal cookie with a twist. Very nice.