Spice Cookies with Powdered Sugar and Chocolate Icing

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Spice Cookies with Powdered Sugar and Chocolate Icing
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Health Score:
6,0 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 10 min.
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Ingredients

for
40
For the chocolate decoration
150 grams cocoa powder
milk
For the dough
70 milliliters Whipped cream
160 grams butter
75 grams sugar beet syrup
250 grams sugar
½ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1 generous pinch Cardamom
1 organic Orange (zest)
1 teaspoon potatoes
450 grams Pastry flour
100 grams ground Hazelnuts
For the powdered sugar icing
150 grams powdered sugar
lemon juice
For the chocolate icing
150 grams Dark couverture chocolate
How healthy are the main ingredients?
sugarWhipped creamOrangepotato

Preparation steps

1.

For the dough: Heat cream, butter and syrup in a saucepan until melted. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, cinnamon, cardamom, orange zest, baking soda, flour and nuts.  Mix until a smooth dough is formed. Divide into two portions and form into logs 3 cm (approximately 1 inch) in diameter. Cover each with plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F). Slice logs into 1 cm (approximately 3/8 inch) thick slices and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake in preheated oven for about 15 minutes. Remove and let cool.

2.

For the powdered sugar icing: Combine powdered sugar with lemon juice until thick and spreadable. Add half of the hazelnuts to the powdered sugar icing.

For the chocolate icing: Coarsely chop chocolate and melt over simmering water. Add other half of the ground hazelnuts into the melted chocolate. Let cool.

For the chocolate decoration: Mix milk into cocoa powder until thick. Spoon cocoa powder mixture into a freezer bag. Cut a small corner in the bag

Decorate cookies with powdered sugar icing, chocolate icing and chocolate decoration. Allow to dry and serve on gold plates.