Make Cookies at Home

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Make Cookies at Home

There's nothing like a batch of homemade cookies to lift your spirits and make your house smell wonderful. Homemade cookies aren't much more difficult to make than the slice and bake kind, but they taste a lot better. Read on to learn how to make a variety of popular cookies.

What You Need to Have

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter/margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  1. First Sift the flour and combine with salt, sugar and baking powder.
  2. Then you've to add butter and mix thoroughly.
  3. Next Beat the eggs in a separate bowl and mix in the mixture.
  4. After that also add milk, cardamom powder and vanilla essence.
  5. Next knead and make a soft dough.
  6. Now wrap in the foil paper and chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  7. Then preheat the oven to 350 F degrees and grease the baking tray with butter/margarine.
  8. Now take out the dough of cookies from the refrigerator.
  9. Then make small balls from the dough and flatten with your hands.
  10. Next You might roll the dough and cut into shape of cookies with the help of cookie cutter.
  11. Now arrange the cookies on a greasy baking tray.
  12. Then bake in the oven for about 8 minutes until cookies become firm and soft.
  13. Now cool and store them in air tight container.

That's it.Pretty simple isn't it?Do share your view about this recipe through comments.


  1. Cookies... Sinful stuff that makes you become a monster (cookie monster) and only become normal when all the cookies are gone! Haha... But making these with kids will be a good method to turn them into cute little monsters!

  2. hmmm, you bring water in my mouth, thanks for sharing dear :)

  3. Homemade cookies are the best there are! I can't eat gluten but I do oat meal cookies and they are such a delish!

  4. This is good cookie recipe. I'm making my own cookies like peanut butter, cornmeal and raisins. Love to experiment something new to my taste.

  5. Baking can also be very therapeutic for the soul and the mind. I don't bake a lot, but when I do I enjoy just immersing myself into the process, whether it is an easy cookie recipe or a fancy cake..

  6. My mom use to make cookies at home. We would end up being assigned to do the sifting of the floor.

  7. My favourite!! The last time I bake my own cookies will be 3 years back.

  8. It's really fun to make things from scratch in the kitchen. I'll feel so much satisfaction after doing so! Never tried to bake cookies before but it will be fun for me to start doing so.

  9. my sister bakes my favorite cookies! it has oatmeal, raisin, and cinnamon which are so yummy together! thanks for sharing this recipe!

  10. I had prepared cookies in my microwave oven when we first bought it. They were very tasty but did not get the looks like yours. Your image says it all. Great going!

  11. I have not baked cookies in our home for a long time already. My favorites were oatmeal raisin and of course, chocolate chip.

  12. I love the smell of freshly baked cookies in my home. It is interesting that you put cardamom powder. Next time I am surely gonna try this suggestion, too.

  13. Well explained recipe.. It will be nice to have fresh homemade cookies

  14. ooo ive never thought of adding cardamom in. got to love cookies

  15. Nice tutorial. Simple and homemade cookies makes me crave for it. Jeje. I want some cookies!