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Walnut short bread

Walnut short bread

Those little biscuits are with good walnut taste, because walnut are shortly roasted before powdered, it's very simple and efficient.

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Last modified on: October 2nd 2011

For 40 biscuits, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
26 min.2 hours35 min.3 hours 1 min.
Preservation: A few days in a closed metal box.
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Step by step recipe

1 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #1Start by roast 125 g walnut kernels: put on a baking sheet and put in the oven at 300°F (150°C) for 10 minutes.

Walnut should dry without coloring.
10 min.
2 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #2Let cool, then mix to get a powder. 3 min.
3 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #3In a food processor bowl, pour 125 g butter and 125 g icing sugar, start at low speed and kneed until homogeneous mixture. 3 min.
4 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #4Add 250 g flour and 1 egg, and continue to kneed until homogeneous mixture. 5 min.
5 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #5Make a kind of ball with the dough. 5 min.
6 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #6And put it between 2 plastic film sheets to make a kind of thick circle. Put in the fridge for at least 2 hours or a night, otherwise 30 minutes in the freezer.

We do that because dough is very very soft at ambient temperature.
2 hours
7 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #7Preheat your oven at 360°F (180°C).

Spread the dough, not too thin, on the working surface, and cut in circles...
10 min.
8 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #8...that you lay on a baking sheet.
9 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #9You can also make square shapes using a roll.
10 Walnut short bread : Photo of step #10Put in the oven and make cook for about 25 minutes, watch for color because short bread should not be too cooked otherwise they are dry.

Let cool on a wire rack.
25 min.

Remarks

You can make this recipe with almonds, hazelnut or other dry fruits of your choice

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
322250 gr329 gr190 gr
161 %19 %31 %29 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4707 gr48 gr28 gr
24 %3 %5 %4 %
% 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 40 biscuits : 4.35 €
Per biscuits : 0.11 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made
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