Shortcrust Cookies and Jam Stars
- 150 g all-purpose flour
- 50 g sugar
- 100 g butter
- 1 egg yolk
Cooking time10 min.
Mix together flour, sugar, chunks of butter (very cold) and egg yolk in the Extra Chef. Remove the blades and quickly knead the mixture, forming a ball in your hands.
Place dough ball in the That’s a Bowl (3L) and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Pre-heat the oven to 200°C.
Dust the pastry sheet with a little flour, then roll the dough using the Adjustable Rolling Pin filled with cold water and fitted with the 3 mm Adjusters. If necessary, dust dough with a little additional flour so it doesn’t stick to the pastry sheet.
Using the 8-in-1 Cookie Cutters, cut the dough into the shape of your choice and place the cookies on 2 baking trays.
Bake for 8-10 min.
Follow steps 1 to 4 of the recipe above (just reduce the amount of sugar to 30 g).
Cut your pastry into shapes using the 8-in-1 Cookie Cutters large star shape. On half the cookies you shaped out, cut a smaller star shape in the center. Using a spatula, place all the cookies on 2 baking sheets.
Bake for 6-9 min in the oven, pre-heated to 200°C.
Blend 100 g fruit jam in the Herb Chopper to make it smoother and more fluid in texture.
Using a spatula, spread a little bit of jam onto the biscuits without the star shapes cut out of them.
Sprinkle icing sugar on top side of the biscuits with star cut-outs. Place cut out biscuits onto the jam covered biscuits and lightly press.