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#1 greenthumbgirl

Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:03 PM

I've tried a few and are just not happy with the end product, they just don't keep the cutter shape while cooking.

Would love some recipe suggestions original.gif

#2 CupOfCoffee

Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:10 PM

I made some vanilla shortbread the other night, and it is the first cookie recipe that I have successfully used a cookie cutter for (and they were simple and so yummy).

Although now I can't find the recipe (I had googled it).  I just used sugar, butter, flour and vanilla bean paste all mixed together, rolled out and cut and dusted with sugar before put in the oven.  (I think it was 2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, tspn vanilla paste and 250 grams butter and cooked for 12 minutes at 175.

#3 applepie83

Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:19 PM

http://www.food.com/recipe/kittencals-butt...-hardens-261889

The best cookie cutter recipe - I promise. Also included is the icing that hardens!

It has a fantastic rating from people who have used the recipe.

Enjoy!

#4 FeralFemboside

Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:35 PM

This one is super at holding shape, and since it has little butter and no eggs it keeps for yonks once baked. Also surprisingly healthy for a biscuit recipe. We've tweaked it and upped the spice level, so if you don't want lots of spice maybe back it off a bit.

Coles sells a 550g jar of Blue Label Molasses in the Health Food section of some stores.

Gingerbread Cookies (yields 2 ½ dozen)
Ingredients:
550 g molasses
220 g brown sugar
160 g cold water
70 g butter
1125 g flour    
10 g baking soda
5 g salt
1 heaped tbl sp ground allspice
3 heaped tbl sp ground ginger
1 full tbl sp ground cloves
2 heaped tbl sp ground cinnamon

Instructions:
•    Mix together the molasses, brown sugar, water and shortening.
•    Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, allspice, ginger, cloves and cinnamon.
•    Add to sugar mixture and mix well, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
•    Roll dough 0.5cm thick on floured board. Cut with floured cutters.
•    Place about 2 inches apart on lined cookie sheet.
•    Bake at 175ºC for 10-12 minutes




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