Christmas Shortbreads with Rosemary and Lemon Zest
Preparation time: 1 hour
Baking time: 20 minutes
Makes: 20 cookies depending on the size of your cutters
- 2 egg yolks at room temperature
- 1 tbsp milk
- 2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
- 1 1/2 tea cup all purpose flour
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1/4 tea cup sugar
- 125 grams soft butter
- Zest of one lemon
Start with creaming the butter with sugar, add egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each egg. At the end add the lemon zest.
In a separate bowl, sift the flour and add chopped rosemary. Incorporate the dry mixture and the milk in the bowl with the butter and beat until the ingredients form a homogeneous mixture.
Stop the mixer and finish mixing the dough with your hands. If your mixture is too dry, add 1 or 2 additional spoons milk. Knead a little bid. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 10 minutes.
On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough to about 6 mm thick. Cut out the cookies with your desired cookie cutters and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet. Refrigerate for 10 minutes before baking.
Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until just golden brown around the edges.
Leave on a site to cool down. If you wish you can use appricot jam to stick two together and sift with powder sugar.
dairy » butter
flours » all purpose
sugar » white
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