Cookies with chocolate leaves


Cookies with chocolate leaves Cookies with chocolate leaves


Cookies with chocolate leaves

Cookies with chocolate leaves


{Cookies with chocolate leaves}

Preparation time: 45 min

Cooking time: 15 min

Yield: 48 cookies aprox

Ingredients

    Cookie dough:

  • 400 g flour
  • 125 g sugar
  • 200 g butter, cold and diced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Chocolate leaves:

  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • fresh rose leaves

Directions

  1. Start preparing the cookies. In a medium mixing-bowl, mix together all ingredientes to form a ball.
  2. Divide the dough in two or three, and gather each portion into a slightly flattened ball.
  3. Working with one ball of dough at a time, roll it out between two baking papers to a thickness of maximum 0,3 cm. Freeze for 30 minutes, or place on the refrigerator for a couple of hours.
  4. Use a round cookie cutter (or a glass) to cut out cookies, and transfer them on a prepared baking sheet. Freeze for another 15 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 350ºF and slip cookies into the oven to bake for 10-15 minutes, until just slightly browned at the edges. Transfer on a rack to cool completely, and keep in a tin box in a dry place
  6. Now we are going to prepare the chocolate leaves. Melt chocolate in a double boiler, or in the microwave
  7. Use a small new paint brush or makeup brush to ‘paint’ the under side of the leaf. Try not to get any melted chocolate on the top of the leaf, just paint the bottom in a thick, even layer.
  8. Lay the leaves on parchment paper and refrigerate for about 60 minutes to harden. When ready, gently and slowly peel the leaves off the chocolate and lay the chocolate leaf down.
  9. Use some melted chocolte (it should be cold) attach the leaves to the cookies, and place in the fridge again until set

NOTES: strong>

  • Store up to a week inside an airtight container on a cold place. Idea from book “El libro de oro del chocolate”
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Autora : Sandeea Cocina


5 Comments a “Cookies with chocolate leaves”

  1. 26 October 2012, 9:06 am - Julia | JuliasAlbum.com

    These chocolate leaves are so beautiful!

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  2. 26 October 2012, 2:10 pm - bigFATcook

    Wow, these leaves look really cute! amazing.

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  3. 27 October 2012, 12:36 am - Leighanna Lucas

    Those cookies are so elegant. And your photos are styled so lovely. Love it!

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  4. 19 November 2012, 4:31 pm - SandeeA

    Thank you… you are too kind! :)

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  5. 21 November 2012, 10:11 pm - Astrid Gallimimus

    I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you let my cookies go now, that’ll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don’t, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.

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