28 Jul 2009

Need a cookie recipe?

Cookies Well , you find here This recipe will make the lightest, crispest, most delicate sugar cookies you have ever tasted Who doesn't love a cookie? In England they're called biscuits. The Spanish name is galletas. In Italy, their names are specific to the recipe, such as biscotti or amaretti. Though the names for them are unique, the love of cookies is universal. And as I comment previously I baked and baked cookies in these boring and cold days Baking cookies is a wonderful pastime that results in even more wonderful treat I serve these sugar cookies, with hot chocolate made from Ecuador chocolate tablets in the bottom of a cup pouring boiled hot milk over it to melt. In the summer they are great with sweet white wine, like a Sauterne or sweet Gewürztraminer. Or even ice tea Limoncello cookies cookies

Ingredients • Grated zest of 1 lemon, 1/4 cup limoncello • 1 cup sugar • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface • 3/4 potato starch • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature • 2 large egg yolks

1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper 2. . In a medium bowl, whisk together potato starch and flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. 3. In the bowl, beat butter and sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy 4. Add egg yolks, and beat until combined. Beat in zest-. 5. Add flour mixture in two batches, alternating with the limoncello, and beat to combine. 6. Turn out dough onto a piece of plastic wrap, and shape into disk. Wrap in plastic, and refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. 7. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out disks using a lightly floured rolling pin. Using a lightly floured 2-inch round cookie cutter cut out rounds and place about 1 inch apart on prepared sheet. Bake, until edges are golden brown about, 18 to 20 minutes. Transfer sheet to a wire rack to cool 5 minutes. Transfer parchment paper and cookies to rack to cool completely. 8. Decorate with royal glaze

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14 comments:

Manggy said...

Very pretty Sylvia! Here they are called biskwit :)

Ivy said...

The cookies are so tempting and lovely pictures as always.

Paz said...

Oh, so delicious and pretty looking. I love the presentation.

Paz

lisa (dandysugar) said...

What a pretty and light little cookie! Great recipe and fantastic simple flavors!

Natashya said...

So delicate and beautiful!

♥peachkins♥ said...

Those are the cutest Limoncello cookies!!

*-._.-* Anita *-._.-* said...

Ta um mimo isto amiga! parabéns!

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Bellini Valli said...

I can imagine these on a plate next to my favourite appertif:D

alexandra said...

Oh my gosh those are dreamy! Seriously, just stunning.

lisaiscooking said...

I love the idea of limoncello in a cookie! I'll definitely have to try these.

Chef Fresco said...

Mmm I like the idea of limoncello cookies too. Yum!

Sophie said...

MMMMMMMM,...Me gusta mucho adjuntar el limoncello: Qué punto de vista magnifico!

Yummie yum!

Ben said...

Gorgeous cookies! I am tempted to break my diet for these :D

Helene said...

They are beautiful, in french we say: biscuits. Love the pics.