Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Cornflakes Hearts

Al-purpose flour: 11/2 cup
Cornflakes Coarsely crushed: 1/2 cup + 3 tbsp
Butter: 120gm
Salt:  1 tsp
Icing sugar: 3/4 cup
Cashew nut chopped: 2 tbsp
Heart shaped cutter

Mix together flour, conrnflakes, cashew nut and salt. Cut butter into chunks and add to this. Rub the butter into the flour with your fingers until it is like fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar. Add 1 tbsp water if needed. Mix the flour until get a smooth dough. Make the dough into a large ball. 

Sprinkle a clean surface with a little flour. Roll out the ball of dough until it is half inch thick. Cut hearts with cookie cutter. Roll the hearts in the rest of the grinded cornflakes. When it is fully covered put them in a baking tray. 

Pre-Heat the oven to 170 degree c. Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes. Leave the cookies on the trays for about 10 minutes. Then, lift them onto a wire rack. Leave them to cool.