Christmas cakes: cookies in the form of bears
Festive cakes, especially if it is intended for children, should be beautiful and uplifting. A great option Christmas cookies - adorable bears, in which the foot can be embedded nuts, dried or candied fruit.
Ingredients for about 60 bears:
- butter - 220 g;
- Sugar - 200 g;
- vanilla extract - a teaspoon;
- 1 egg;
- 2 teaspoons baking powder;
- 420 g flour;
- almonds, candied fruit or raisinsHome baking: cookie recipe in the form of bears
To prepare cookies need formochka as bears. If you find it difficult, you can use the mold in the shape of a star - the cookies will be no less interesting and original.
First you need to preheat the oven to 175S. While it is warming up, you can prepare the dough. To do this, in a bowl mix the softened butter with the sugar to form a light weight, which resembles cream for consistency. Then it is driven in egg and vanilla extract. In another bowl sifted flour with baking powder, then it is necessary to involve small portions in the cream of the cream and sugar, to produce a uniform dough.
The finished dough should be to roll out a thickness of about 3 millimeters. Then, out of it using the form bears cut (or sprocket). Ready bears can be spread on baking sheets, laid by baking paper, adding in the center of each pastry raisins, almonds and candied fruits.
In the next step you will need a toothpick or wooden stick to make the Bruins eyes and nose. Paws bears need to put on top of the filling to the feeling that the bear hug nuts, raisins or candied fruit.
Baking time - only 6-8 minutes, then you need to leave the cookies on a baking sheet to cool down it. Wonderful pastries ready!