Marzipan Christmas cookies

Servings: 12 Cooking time: 2 minutes chasa

Christmas cookies to decorate the table, not only inHoly-evening, but the next morning. During holidays, the soul always needs something special. An excellent option could be baked with cinnamon, raisins or apples. But if you want something completely unusual, you can bake cookies with the addition of marzipan. This delicacy will decorate the Christmas table. The dough for this dish is quite simple to do in a conventional food processor to prepare it even easier than the dough on a homemade croissants.

Although quite simple Christmas cookiesdo I still recommend to divide the work into three days. On the first day you need to cook the dough, cover with a lid and put it to cool overnight. On the second day, and send a dough roll to cool for several hours. On the same day, cook the sugar syrup and roll out pastry. Billets marzipan pastry cover and refrigerate overnight. Then, in the morning, take them out of the fridge and put in a warm place (eg, a low temperature in the oven), so they came. And only after that you can bake Christmas cookies.

Ingredients for "Marzipan Christmas cookies":

For the dough:

  • 100 ml of milk;
  • 1 large egg;
  • 285 gr white flour;
  • 1 sachet of yeast;
  • . 1 teaspoon salt;
  • 1 tbsp. spoonful of sugar;
  • 200 g of cold butter.

For filling:

  • 180 g of sugar;
  • 1 tbsp. spoon of orange peel;
  • 0.5 tsp of ground cinnamon.;
  • a pinch of salt;
  • 50 g melted butter;
  • 150 g marzipan;
  • 1 tbsp. spoon of powdered sugar;
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoons of orange juice.

The recipe for "Marzipan Christmas cookies":

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To prepare the dough, mix a quartercup of warm water and milk in a small bowl. Add the egg, mix and set aside. In the bowl of a food processor combine the flour, yeast, salt and sugar. Add butter, evenly cut into small pieces.

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Mix the contents of the food processor bowl with the milk mixture, knead the dough. Cover it with plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight.

Remove the dough from the refrigerator, leave at room temperature for 30 minutes. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface, then roll into a square and roll again.

Repeat the procedure several times. So puff pastry get more tender and crumbly.

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Then roll out the dough into a rectangle, fold several times, wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

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Remove the dough, roll into a rectangular reservoir, from which it will be convenient to twist roll. Evenly sprinkle with orange juice.

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Mix in the sugar, zest and cinnamon in the kitchenprocessor. Add the melted butter, powdered sugar and half the grated grated marzipan. The resulting stuffing biscuit mix until smooth. Put the stuffing from marzipan on top of the dough, leaving neposypannym one edge. It is necessary to not roll twisted unfolded during baking.

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Tightly roll the dough into a cylinder. Pinch neposypanny marzipan dough edge to seal the filling inside the roll.

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Carefully cut with a knife on a roll 10-12 equal pieces.

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Form for baking cakes grease with butter and place it in the resulting rolls. Top sprinkle all the remaining powdered sugar. Send your workpiece in the refrigerator.

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Preheat oven to 190 gr.S. Set the pan with the prepared pastry in a warm place for 1 hour before you send it in the oven. Bake the dish for 25-35 minutes, until golden brown.
The finished cookies, rolls, remove from oven, cool slightly and remove from the mold with a knife.
Serve warm biscuits with coffee, tea or milk.
Bon Appetit!

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