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Crispy and Delicious Cut-Out Cookies

Crispy and Delicious Cut-Out Cookies

This is a recipe for crispy and very delicious cookies! We always fight over them in our family.

Ingredients: about 60 cookies <30 plain, 30 cocoa-flavored>

White flour
240 g
Unsalted butter
150 g
Powdered sugar (or granulated sugar)
100 g
Almond powder
80 g
Egg
1
Cocoa powder (or hot chocolate mix)
2 teaspoons

Steps

1. Cut the butter into thin slices. Place the sliced butter in a bowl and bring to room temperature.
2. Add powdered sugar to the butter and mix well.
3. Add the egg and mix some more.
4. Add sifted flour and almond powder, then mix some more. From here on, use a spatula.
5. Divide the dough in half. Add the cocoa powder to one portion and mix.
6. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and let it sit in the fridge for at least 1 hour to settle.
7. Dust bread flour on a board and roll out the dough. Bread flour is not listed. If you don't have it on hand, use regular white flour instead.
8. Cut out your preferred shapes and bake your cookies in a preheated oven at 170℃ / 340℉ for about 13~16 minutes. Please adjust baking times accordingly!
9. <Option> Brush beaten egg yolks (not listed) mixed with a small amount of water on top of the cookies for the glaze!

Story Behind this Recipe

I created this recipe because I wanted to make delicious cookies!