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Orange Cookies

Cute, yummy and easy to make 👍

Recipe:

  • 4oz butter, room temperature softed, 1/3 cup sugar (this amount is for not very sweet), mix well
  • Add 1/4 tsb salt, 2 eggs (room temperature), 1tsb vanilla extract (opt), mix well
  • Add orange zest (opt), sift in 2 cups all purpose flour, 1/3 cup almond flour, 1/4 tsb baking powder, mix well
  • Put the dough between two pieces of parchment paper or wax paper, roll to ~3mm thick, let it cool in fridge for ~1hour.
  • Peel orange and slice it to think slices
  • preheat oven to 360f (adjust based on your oven)
  • Use a cup or cookie cutter to cut to circles that about the size of your orange
  • Dry the orange slices with paper towels, and put them on top of the cookies
  • Bake for ~20 minutes

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Soft and Buttery Cookies

If you like soft and buttery cookies, you got to try this 🥰

This recipe makes 2 dozens of cookies. I made 8 vanilla, 8 lemon and 8 chocolate:

  • Flour: 3.5 cups all purpose flour, 1 tsp salt, 1tsp baking powder
  • Liquid:
    • 8oz unsalted butter, 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature softed
    • in a food mixer, blend butter till fluffy, then add the cream cheese, blend.
    • add ~2/3 cup of sugar (this amount is not very sweet, you can adjust based on your preference), blend
    • add 2 eggs, blend
  • Add the flour, blend
  • I am going to make 8 vanilla, 8 lemon and 8 chocolate with this dough. You can choose your flavor accordingly. So I split the dough to 3 pieces:
    • 1st: add 1.5 tsp vanilla, blend
    • 2nd: add 1.5 tsp lemon juice, blend
    • 3rd: add 1.5 tsp chocolate syrup, 2tsp cocoa powder, blend
  • let the dough cool and rest in the fridge for at least an hour
  • preheat oven to 375f.
  • shape the dough to balls or slightly flat the balls
  • bake for 12 ~15 minutes, adjust based on your oven.
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仙气十足的桃花酥

自己在家里也可以做仙气十足的桃花酥,菊花酥。

大晚上做的,没有来得及拍视频,下次补上:)

下面是简单的配方(24个量):
水油皮:
1.5 cup flour, ~4tbsp lard, 110g water

油酥:
11/4cup flour, 6tbsp lard

取一半油酥,加red food coloring调成粉红色. If you care, you can buy natural plants based food coloring.

把水油皮和油酥分成24等分。水油皮擀圆,把油酥包在里面。

制作层次:两次擀长,卷起。

包馅:对折,擀成圆形,包入喜欢的馅料。

造型:压成扁圆形,剪开,整理成各种花型。