Little Christmas biscuits

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Little Christmas biscuits : Photo of step #1
    Put into a food-processor bowl: 150 g flour, 30 g powdered cocoa, 120 g butter, 80 g icing sugar, 1 egg and ½ teaspoon baking powder.
  2. 5 min.Little Christmas biscuits : Photo of step #2
    Knead on slow spead until evenly mixed.
  3. 2 hoursLittle Christmas biscuits : Photo of step #3
    Gather the dough into a "cake", wrap in plastic film and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

    You can prepare the dough the day before you use it.
  4. 15 min.Little Christmas biscuits : Photo of step #4
    Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

    Roll out the dough to about ½ cm ( ¼ inch) thick, cut into small lozenge shapes and arrange on a baking sheet.

    Bake for about 15 minutes.
  5. 3 min.Little Christmas biscuits : Photo of step #5
    Roll out the marzipan and cut out circles with a cutter.
  6. 3 min.Little Christmas biscuits : Photo of step #6
    Cut again across the middle to make the leaf shape.
  7. 5 min.Little Christmas biscuits : Photo of step #7
    Use a nozzle to create the spiny outline of holly leaves.
  8. 5 min.Little Christmas biscuits : Photo of step #8
    Arrange 1 or 2 leaves on each biscuit (depending on their size), add small red sweets for berries and dust with a little icing sugar.

Remarks:

For more detailed instructions on working with marzipan, you can see how to make marzipan decorations.

You can stick the holly leaves and berries with a little jam.

If you don't have any red sweets, you might have a few red currants in the freezer.

Source:

Home made.

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