For 20 cookies, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Resting Cooking Start to finish 1 hour 5 min. 2 hours 30 min. 3 hours 35 min. Preservation:
Several days in an airtight tin.
At what time? When will I finish if I start the recipe at a certain time? When should I start for the recipe to be ready at a certain time? Work this out...
Step by step recipe
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Stage 1 -
Stage 2 -
Knead on slow speed until evenly mixed.
Stage 3 -
Stage 4 -
Fold the film over and press the dough into a flat cake.
Refrigerate for 2 hours. This cooling time is essential as the dough is very soft at room temperature. The time in the fridge will firm up the dough.
Stage 5 -
After this time, roll out the dough with a
to just under 1 cm (0.4 inch) thick.
Stage 6 -
Now comes the tricky momnt: cutting out the "alien" shapes. I used a
cutter for the pointed end.
Stage 7 -
Then I cut the top of the head using a normal round
But you can cut them out perfectly well with a small knife.
Stage 8 -
Shape the rounded part if necessary by pushing around the edge with your finger.
Stage 9 -
Make the eyes with 2 whole almonds, the pointed end towards the centre. Press them lightly into the dough to make them stick.
Stage 10 -
Use up all the dough like this, placing the cookies on a
as you go.
Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F).
Stage 11 -
Put the offcuts onto a baking heet, shaped or not. Here I've made Star Trek logos (yes, I know, this is an American TV series recipe...).
Stage 12 -
Bake for around 30 minutes. Watch carefully for colouring towards the end of the cooking time to keep the lovely green colour. So don't overcook them.
Green is the obvious colour to use, but they look good in pink, too (in which case, leave out the lime).
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 20 cookies : 1.82 € Per cookies : 0.09 € Note : These prices are only approximate
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