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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?

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


Stage 1 - 10 min.
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Start by roast 125 ml 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.
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Let cool, then mix to get a powder.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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In a food processor bowl, pour 129 ml butter and 125 ml icing sugar, start at low speed and kneed until homogeneous mixture.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Add 390 ml flour and 1 egg, and continue to kneed until homogeneous mixture.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Make a kind of ball with the dough.

Stage 6 - 2 hours
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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.
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Preheat your oven at 360°F (180°C).

Spread the dough, not too thin, on the working surface, and cut in circles...

Stage 8
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...that you lay on a baking sheet.

Stage 9
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You can also make square shapes using a roll.

Stage 10 - 25 min.
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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 or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made

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