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Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:03 PM
I've tried a few and are just not happy with the end product, they just don't keep the cutter shape while cooking.
Would love some recipe suggestions
Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:10 PM
I made some vanilla shortbread the other night, and it is the first cookie recipe that I have successfully used a cookie cutter for (and they were simple and so yummy).
Although now I can't find the recipe (I had googled it). I just used sugar, butter, flour and vanilla bean paste all mixed together, rolled out and cut and dusted with sugar before put in the oven. (I think it was 2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, tspn vanilla paste and 250 grams butter and cooked for 12 minutes at 175.
Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:19 PM
The best cookie cutter recipe - I promise. Also included is the icing that hardens!
It has a fantastic rating from people who have used the recipe.
Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:35 PM
This one is super at holding shape, and since it has little butter and no eggs it keeps for yonks once baked. Also surprisingly healthy for a biscuit recipe. We've tweaked it and upped the spice level, so if you don't want lots of spice maybe back it off a bit.
Coles sells a 550g jar of Blue Label Molasses in the Health Food section of some stores.
Gingerbread Cookies (yields 2 ½ dozen)
550 g molasses
220 g brown sugar
160 g cold water
70 g butter
1125 g flour
10 g baking soda
5 g salt
1 heaped tbl sp ground allspice
3 heaped tbl sp ground ginger
1 full tbl sp ground cloves
2 heaped tbl sp ground cinnamon
• Mix together the molasses, brown sugar, water and shortening.
• Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, allspice, ginger, cloves and cinnamon.
• Add to sugar mixture and mix well, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
• Roll dough 0.5cm thick on floured board. Cut with floured cutters.
• Place about 2 inches apart on lined cookie sheet.
• Bake at 175ºC for 10-12 minutes
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