lunes, 28 de noviembre de 2011

Moon Sables

I made this cookies for my daugther´s school work of ¨the moon phases¨ at the end she and her friends offered them to the parents and they just dissapeared

1-1/4 cups all purpose flour
 pinch of salt
 1/4 cup of sugar
1/2finely ground almonds
peel of 1 lemon
1/3cup butter,softened
2egg yolks
powder sugar with a few drops of lemon juice, and 1 drop of blue food coloring  

How to
Grease several baking sheets with butter or lined paper
Stir flour, salt and sugar in medium size bowl
mix in almonds and lemon peel
Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine bread crumbs.
Add egg yolks and mix to form a soft dough.
Roll out dough on a floured surface, using a moon cookie cutter cut out the figures.
Place slightly apart
Refrigerate unbaked for 30 minutes

Preheat oven to 350F
Bake Moon Sables for 15 to 20 min or until light brown.
Remove, when cool, decorate with a pipe and the colored sugar icing.