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Hazelnuts cookies

If you love hazelnuts, you could not appreciate these cookies.
Easy to make, delicious and simply elegant.
Perfect breakfast cookie or to serve as a little dessert alongside a cup of coffee.

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Hazelnuts cookies (makes 25 pieces)
  1. ½ cup (115 gr.) cold unsalted butter, diced
  2. 1 cup + 2 tbs (140 gr.) icing sugar
  3. 2 tbs (30 gr.) hazelnut paste
  4. a generous tbs (10 gr.) cocoa powder
  5. 1 cup – 1 tbs (70 gr.) hazelnut meal
  6. 2 cups (230 gr.) cake flour
  7. 1 medium whole egg
  8. hazelnut to decorate
  1. In the bowl of a food processor add flour, butter and hazelnut meal and process to get a sandy mixture.
  2. Add egg, sifted icing sugar hazelnut paste and process a little.
  3. Add cocoa powder and knead with your hands to get a dough.
  4. Shape into a ball, wrap in clingfilm and refrigerate for a couple of hours.
  5. Roll out the dough ½ inch thick and with a round 2 inches cookie cutter, cut cookies.
  6. Place Half hazelnut on each cookie and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  7. Heat Fan oven to 325 F (170°) and bake for 16 minutes.
  8. Cool on a wire rack.
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