Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

I just bought a bottle of Rose Water and was happy to find this recipe to use it. From the Boar's Head Inn and Sports Club.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the dry ingredients together into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the shortening, eggs, and rose water and mix well.
  3. Roll the dough out very thinly on a flat surface and cut with a floured cookie cutter.
  4. Place the cookies on a greased cookie sheet and bake in a 400F oven for 8 to 10 minutes.


Most Helpful

These are very easy and very good - the perfect recipe to try new cookie cutters out on! I tagged this recipe because I could have sworn I had a bottle of rose water - my bottle was orange flower water which I used to make these cookies and there were delicious - but I will be trying them again using rose water! The only other changes I made was using butter for the shortening and also refrigerating the dough for about 1/2 hour or so before rolling the dough out. The oven timing was perfect - mine cooked in 10 minutes. I made about 3 dozen cookies but I used big and medium-sized cookie cutters. Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ April 14, 2007

Cookies have the great taste of rosewater! However, I didn't like the texture (grainy) most likely it was due to the sugar. Note: The dough is sticky, so I just rolled little balls in my hand and then flattened them on the cookie sheet, which seemed to work. If I use this recipe, I will try powdered sugar, since it is fine and it will probably give a slightly different flavor to the cookie.

FusioneDesign December 10, 2008

The flavor on these are great, but boy did I have a time with the dough. I used a mix of mostly butter with the shortening. I also had to add more flour (about 3-4 tablespoons) because the dough was not behaving. It was sticking to the rolling pin. I ended up having to roll it into a log and chill it for about an hour. Instead of using a cookie cutter, I just cut slices. They didn't come out looking like they should have, but as I said, they'll taste real good with a tall glass of cold milk!

CulinaryQueen July 19, 2007

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