Diamants (Diamond Cookies)

Diamants (Diamond Cookies)

"Diamants" are French cookies.
The fragrance of the butter makes you feel so happy.
These cookies are light and very crispy.

Ingredients: About 50 - 60 cookies

Cake flour
100 g
Unsalted butter
80 g
Almond flour
20 g
Powdered sugar
35 g
Egg yolk
Vanilla extract
2 -3 drops
Granulated sugar
As needed
Flour for dusting (bread or cake flour)
As needed


1. *Bring the butter to room temperature. * Sift the almond and cake flours together.
2. Put the butter and powdered sugar in a bowl. Beat until white and creamy.
3. Add the vanilla extract and egg yolk, and mix.
4. Add the combined cake and almond flours, and cut and fold it in.
5. When the dough comes together, stop.
6. Dust your work surface with flour, and shape the dough into a long cylinder, about 1.5 - 2 cm in diameter. Wrap with plastic film, and rest in the refrigerator for an hour.
7. When the dough hardens, sprinkle granulated sugar on a tray or something, and roll the dough in the sugar to coat.
8. Slice the dough about 1 cm thick.
9. Roll the sliced dough in sugar if you have time. This makes the cookies beautiful.
10. Bake in a preheated oven at 180℃ for 15 - 20 minutes. When they are golden brown they're done. Cool on a rack.
11. I store them in a cookie tin, and they are gone quickly.
12. This is the coffee flavored version. Recipe ID: 1406151.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love "diamants" cookies, which are redolent with the fragrance of butter.
I wanted to make crispier but still rich cookies with a gentle mild flavor, so I created this recipe.