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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?

Fulfillment
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

Stage 1
10 min.
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #1 Start 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.
Stage 2
3 min.
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #2 Let cool, then mix to get a powder.
Stage 3
3 min.
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #3 In a food processor bowl, pour 125 g butter and 125 g icing sugar, start at low speed and kneed until homogeneous mixture.
Stage 4
5 min.
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #4 Add 250 g flour and 1 egg, and continue to kneed until homogeneous mixture.
Stage 5
5 min.
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #5 Make a kind of ball with the dough.
Stage 6
2 hours
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #6 And 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.
Stage 7
10 min.
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #7 Preheat your oven at 360°F (180°C).

Spread the dough, not too thin, on the working surface, and cut in circles...
Stage 8
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #8 ...that you lay on a baking sheet.
Stage 9
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #9 You can also make square shapes using a roll.
Stage 10
25 min.
Walnut short bread : Photo of step #10 Put 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.

Remarks

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

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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