Thursday, November 5, 2009

Cookies in a Jar

Sweetheart Cookies

225 g butter
60 g confectioners sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
30 g cornstarch
225 g all purpose flour
150 g strawberry jam

Preheat the oven to 350F/180 C. Line a baking tray with parchment.
Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy. Beat in the vanilla, Sift the cornstarch and flour together and add to the mixture. Place dough in piping bag and pipe desired shapes on to baking parchment (remember to leave sweetheart shape in half the cookies). Bake until pale gold (15-20 mins). Cool on baking parchment for 2-3 mins before transferring on to wire rack to cool completely. Put jam on full cookie and cover with the sweetheart cut one. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

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Ribbons are from East of India

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  1. mmmmmmmmmmmhhhhhhh!!! buoni!!

  2. Hi Margie,
    Thank you for your lovely comment on my little blog! How sweet of you to show me the way to your christmas blog! I just LOVE CHRISTMAS and so to see...YOU TOO! How pretty is the tree and what a great cookies recipe!
    I will try it! And...let you know how the boy's think about this all.
    Bye, Jen.

  3. Hello! I love those wonderful ribbons. I haven´t seen them here in Sweden anywhere. Thanks for putting me on your blog list. I´m surprised every time anyone wants to do that, giggle!

    Hugs Mia

  4. Hello!
    Those ribbons are just beautiful! Where can I buy them??
    Sweethearth cookies...mmmmm

  5. Beautiful cookies !!!! I love your ribbons very very much ! and is it a book behind ? I does look beautiful ! I want it ! xo