Wednesday, September 03, 2014

APRICOT JAM STUFFED ALMOND COOKIES


Hi friends,
Today i made appricot jam stuffed cookies. These cookies are special as we normally prepare the cookie part and do the stuffing just before the serving. Also you can use different jams for stuffing giving them different flavors.

These come in handy and can be made as per persons taste. Hope you would like it.

                                         



INGREDIENTS:
  • All purpose flour (maida)  - 1 1/2 cup
  • powder brown sugar - 1/2 cup
  • unsalted butter - 100 gm + 1 tsp
  • almonds powder - 1/2 cup
  • apricot jam - 1/4 cup

 METHOD:
  • Mix all the ingredients well and make a dough .
                               

  • wrap the dough in cling rep and put it in the fridge for half an hour.
                                             

  • after half an hour take out the dough.
  • dust some flour on a rolling board and roll the dough. it should not be too thin or too thick.
  • using cookies cutter,  cut the cookies in  round shape.
  • now make a hole in the center of the cookies. You can use any small object or carve it out with hand.
  • half of the cookies should have a hole and the other half should not.
  • preheat the oven 180 c for 10 min.
  • bake the cookies around 10 min . keep an eye on it. As soon as cookies turn a little brown take them out. let it cool down completely.
                                     

  • put jam on the cookies with out the holes, then top them with the cookies with the hole.
  • yummy apricot jam cookies are done, sprinkle a bit of powder sugar for garnishing .
Note : You can use any jam you want. Also please don't leave the cookies with jam on it, else they would become mushy.