Alphabet Cookies

Alphabet Cookies

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Fill up your biscuit barrel with these alphabet-shaped biscuits. Perfect for the morning elevenses, or when the mid-meal hunger pangs suddenly strike your kids, these biscuits will come to your rescue. They are super-simple, keep well and resemble the kind normally available at the fancy cake shops and bakeries. Given the level of simplicity of the process of preparing these biscuits, you can include your kids. Give them the cutters, show them how it’s done and there you have it – budding bakers right in your home!

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 55-60 Minutes(chilling time) 15-20 Minutes(baking time)

Ingredients

  • 80 g butter, softened
  • 80 g all-purpose flour
  • 70 g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2-3 drops vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • Salt, a pinch
  • Alphabet-shaped cookie cutters

Method

Step 1

Take a large bowl, and cream together butter and sugar. Make sure it becomes smooth.

Step 2

Beat in the egg and add vanilla essence.

Step 3

Fold in the all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt.

Step 4

Keep this dough in the refrigerator for one hour.

Step 5

Keep the oven for pre-heating to 400 degree Fahrenheit. Remove the dough and roll it out on a floured surface into ½ inch thickness.

Step 6

Cut the cookies with the shape of the cutter and place them on a greased cookie sheet. Keep them at least 1 inch apart from each other. You’ll be able to make around 7-8 biscuits.

Step 7

Bake for 6-8 minutes in a pre-heated oven.

Nutritional Information

Calories 298 Kcal
Proteins 3.6 g
Total Fat 17.5 g
Total Carbohydrates 33.0 g
Cholesterol 84 mg
Sodium 131 mg
Potassium  72 mg

 

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