Kyekyire Paano (Toasted Cornmeal Cookies from Ivory coast)

May 1, 2014 ~ May 30, 2014: Kyekyire Paano (Toasted Cornmeal Cookies from Ivory coast), Sand cookies, Chilaquiles, Rhubarb crisp, Apple Pie

My Task : Toast cornmeal, mix all ingredients, drop cookies onto baking sheet. Clean Up – Special duties (put all ingredients away, wash and rinse demo unit dishes, put away dishes)

Kyekyire Paano (toasted Cornmeal Cookies from Ivory Coast)



250 mL corn meal (yellow or white)

375 mL all-purpose flour, sifted

2.5 mL salt

125 mL sugar

2.5 mL nutmeg

125 mL butter or margarine

2 eggs, beaten

5 mL lemin rind


1. Preaheat overn to 350 F

2. Sprinkle cornmeal onto a baking sheet and place in the overn for about 20 minutes makuing sure to take it out every once ina while to mix it so that it roasts evenly

3. In a mixing bowl, add in ornmeal that has been roasted, flour, salf, sugar, nutmeg; blend in the margarine and mix well. Add in eggs and lemon rind and continue to mix

4. Increase oven heat to 375F and drop the dough by the spoonful onto a cookie sheet

5. Bake in the oven for 15 mins. or until golden brown

My Opinion of the Lab:

This lab was pretty good. It was an easy recipe that i could easily make at home if I have cormeal. They were not too sweet, delicious and filling. I’d definitely make them again.


How could you use this recipe at home?

At home, I would use this recipe to make a nice, light dessert, or an after-school snack with milk.

When would you eat it?

I would eat it whenever I have a craving for it, in the afternoons.

Who would you serve it to?

I would serve it to my family, friends and myself.

How could you alter the recipe to make it healthier?

I could use less sugar, substitute butter/margarine with coconut butter, use whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour.

How could you alter the recipe to make it cheaper?

I could use margarine instead of butter, just use the ingredients that I have on hand.


Nutritional Info of Ingredients :


All-Purpose Flour

White Sugar





Lemon rind


Other Interesting Links :

Lime and Cornmeal Cookies With Citrus Glaze


Lime and Cornmeal Cookies with Citrus Glaze

Cornmeal Crisp Cookies

Cornmeal Cookies


Corn Bread by Laura Vitale (video)



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