Despite the fact that the weather outside leaves much to be desired, spring is already on the calendar. To create a warm spring mood. We offer you a recipe for wonderful cookies in the shape of flowers.
To prepare 15 pieces (~ 600g): you will need:
- Sour cream 100g
- Sugar 80g
- Butter 150g
- Flour 320g
- 2 yolks (1 per dough)
- Cocoa 2-3 tsp
- Milk 1 tbsp
- Baking Powder 1/3 tsp
- A pinch of vanillin
Mix sugar and sour cream until the sugar is completely dissolved. In a separate bowl, grind the flour with chilled butter until fine crumbs are obtained, add vanilla, and baking powder, and mix the ingredients.
Add the yolk and sour cream with sugar to the bowl and knead the dough with your hands. The dough should be soft and non-sticky. Divide the dough into 2 parts so that one is slightly larger than the other.
Wrap most of the dough in cling film and refrigerate. To a smaller portion, add cocoa diluted in a small amount of milk.
Wrap the chocolate dough in cling film and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Divide the chilled dough into equal pieces (15 light and 15 chocolate).
To form the cookies, roll the dark and light dough into balls. Roll out a ball of light dough into a circle with a diameter of 6-7 cm. Place a ball of chocolate dough in the middle of the circle.
Lift the edges of the white pastry and pinch well. It turns out that the ball of chocolate dough is inside the white one. Roll out the workpiece lightly and make cuts on it. The petals of the future flower.
Pinch the edges of each petal and trace with a knife.
Apply a small amount of yolk to the center of each flower. Sprinkle sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or flax seeds on top.
Bake cookies in an oven preheated to 180 degrees for about 20 minutes.
The cookies are very tender, crumbly, and beautiful. If you pack such cookies in a beautiful box or paper. You can use it as a gift for March 8th.