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Chocolate almond cookies

Chocolate almond cookies

Cookies made with ground almonds, chocolate chips and a little cocoa.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 30 Cookies, you will need:

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Fulfillment
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
29 min.1 hour20 min.1 hour 49 min.
Preservation:
Several days in a closed metal box.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Chocolate almond cookies : Photo of step #1 Tip 100 g ground almonds, 250 g flour, 125 g icing sugar, 1 egg into the bowl of your mixer and add 125 g butter cut into pieces.
Stage 2
4 min.
Chocolate almond cookies : Photo of step #2 Knead on low speed for 3 or 4 minutes until evenly mixed.
Stage 3
10 min.
Chocolate almond cookies : Photo of step #3 Crush 50 g chocolate into small pieces and add to the mixture with 1 teaspoon powdered cocoa. Knead for a further 2 or 3 minutes.
Stage 4
1 hour
Chocolate almond cookies : Photo of step #4 Gather the dough together and form into a roll about 4 cm (2") diameter, then wrap in plastic film and refrigerate at least one hour or overnight.
Stage 5
7 min.
Chocolate almond cookies : Photo of step #5 Preheat oven to 180°C (360°F).

Remove dough from fridge and cut slices 0.5 cm ( ¼") thick.

You will find that as you slice, the roll of dough will deform, so turn it as you go, and if necessary reshape the slices.
Stage 6
3 min.
Chocolate almond cookies : Photo of step #6 Place the slices of dough on a baking sheet.
Stage 7
20 min.
Chocolate almond cookies : Photo of step #7 Cook for about 20 minutes, then leave to cool on a wire rack.

Remarks

It is important not to overcook these cookies, otherwise they will become dry and less tempting.

You can use commercially prepared chocolate chips rather than breaking up a chocolate bar.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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