Royal Danish Butter Cookies 丹麦黄油曲奇

Lately the weather turns chilled after raining for many days. I think the monsoon is arriving. Its a good timing to start some baking and over more the festive season is just around the corner. Normally, cookies & biscuits are on the top of the Christmas baking list. Though I am not celebrating, I am in the mood of making some of these delicious crunchy butter cookies. Just bought this gorgeous cookie cutter last week. Loving it to bit. Please read on for more.

Ingredients :
230gm  butter, softened at room temperature
150gm   fine sugar
1 large egg
325gm   all purpose flour
1 tspn   vanilla essence/extract

* 1 cup  course sugar for dusting
* 1/2 cup  milk for glazing

Method :
(1)  cream butter & sugar till fluffy pale then add in egg & vanilla essence and whisk till cooperated.
(2)  now, fold in flour till soft dough is formed.
(3)  round the dough then wrap with plastic sheet and keep refrigerated for 2 hours.
(4)  once ready, flatten dough between two plastic sheet to about and shape dough with cookie cutter as desired.

(5)  arrange shaped dough to baking tray lined with parchment paper then again keep refrigerated for 10-15 minutes.
(6)  finally,  brush with milk and sprinkle on sugar then bake at preheated oven 180'C -185'C for about 20-25 minutes or till cookies became crunchy, not overly brown. Do watch out the temperature.

These cookies turned out really crunchy & smell really really good. Simply irresistible. Thumbs up for sure ! By the way, happy holiday to all my readers. And enjoy your Black Friday shopping as well ! Blessings.
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