Do you avoid cookie recipes that call for rolling out the dough and cutting out shapes? I usually do because those types of recipes just take longer and I don't usually have alot of time to spend on a recipe!
Well, today I made some pretty pink Strawberry Cream Wafers, which called for rolling out the dough. This dough, however, was very easy to work with and I had no trouble at all with rolling it out. I did make sure to let it rest for (almost!) an hour before rolling it out. (I'm not too good at waiting! LOL!)
I got the recipe from White Lily. That's a popular flour here in the South, and one that I use in most recipes. Well, of course I wanted PINK cookies, so I added a tiny bit (less than 1/8 tsp) pink color gel to the dough.
The dough itself has no sugar in it. It's kinda like a pie dough. Instead of rolling the dough out on a floured surface, I rolled my dough out onto my counter sprinkled with sanding sugar. This kept the dough from sticking to my rolling pin and counter and gave the cookies a lovely sparkle! If you don't have sanding sugar, you can just use regular sugar.
The recipe says to bake at 375 degrees for 7-9 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. It took my oven closer to 12 minutes, so just watch them.
I pretty much went by the filling recipe, but since I didn't have any raspberry jam, I used Strawberry. I also added 2 teaspoons lemon juice, and didn't use the almond extract.
Then I Filled half the cookies and topped with the other half!
They turned out so yummy!! I would definitely make these again!
So, the next time you need something pretty to take to a function, remember
these! For the recipe, just click on the link!
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