How to cook biscuits "Diamond"
The name of this gentle French cookies received from a dusting of sugar: it seems that before you a jewel, not a treat!
You will need:
- 460 g butter; - 200 g of powdered sugar; - 6-7 Art. flour; - 1 tsp vanilla essence; - 0.5 tsp salt; - 2 eggs; - Sugar for dusting.
Instruction how to cook biscuits "diamond"
Beforehand, in a couple of hours before cooking, remove the butter from the refrigerator or freezer, so it was room temperature.
Put the softened butter in a large container and add powdered sugar. Using just powder, not regular sugar, sure: without it will not turn out the dough so tender and crumbly! Therefore, if you do not have powder, not too lazy to grind the sugar in a coffee grinder!
Mix the butter with powder until smooth creamy consistency. It is better to do it with a mixer, but there is no need to shake up long!
Sift flour and add to the butter cream with a half teaspoon of salt and a small amount of vanilla essence. Knead a soft dough.
The resulting dough is divided into several pieces and roll them into kolbaski diameter of about 2-2.5 cm. The board or plate pripylit little flour and pass on to her piece. Send them into the refrigerator for about 5 hours or overnight - the longer they stand up, the easier it will be to work with the test on. If pressed for time, place them at least half an hour in the freezer.
The oven is heated to 180 degrees and prepare a baking Shots his parchment paper.
Egg lightly mix with a fork in a small bowl. Cover the egg harvesting with a brush and sprinkle with sugar sausages. Cut them into cookies about 2-2.5 cm wide. Put them on the prepared baking and bake in a hot oven. Bake for about half an hour before browning.