Almond and cherry cookies
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115 grams Unsalted butter, 4oz
55 grams Caster sugar, 2oz
1 few Drops of pure vanilla extract
175 grams Self-raising flour, 6oz
171 grams Flour Type 405
4 grams Baking powder
15 Whole blanched almonds
15 Natural glace cherries
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|*||La Dolce Vita: Sweet Things from the Italian Home Kitchen
(Mitchell Beazley Food)*
— Edited *RK* 12/03/2006 by
— Ulrike Westphal
These bring back warm childhood memories to me and, with their
lovely, crumbly texture, are popular with all children.
1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Grease several baking
2. Melt the butter. Add the sugar and vanilla extract, then the
flour, and mix to form a firm dough.
3. Shape the mixture into 15 balls and top each with an almond and a
cherry. Arrange on the baking trays, leaving plenty of room between
each, as they will spread.
4. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden. Transfer to a wire rack and
leave to cool.
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