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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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PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
29 min.1 hour20 min.1 hour 49 min.
Keeping:
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.
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Knead on low speed for 3 or 4 minutes until evenly mixed.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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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
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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.
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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.
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Place the slices of dough on a baking sheet.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
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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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