ORANGE NUT COOKIES
- 130 g ground hazelnuts
- 180 g flour
- 40 g cornstarch
- 1 organic orange
- 180 g soft butter
- 110 g fine sugar + 4 tbsp
- 1 ½ teaspoon of vanilla essence
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Mix the butter, sugar, vanilla essence and salt until creamy.
Finely grate the orange peel. Squeeze the juice from the orange.
Add 1 tablespoon of orange juice and the orange zest to the butter mixture and stir.
Add flour, hazelnuts and cornstarch and knead into a smooth dough.
Shape the dough into a ball, wrap in cling film and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 150°C and line two baking trays with parchment paper.
Mix 4 tablespoons of sugar with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.
Roll out the dough on a floured surface approx. 3 mm thick and CUT OUT COOKIES.
Dust the cookies with the sugar-cinnamon mixture and place on the baking paper.
Bake for about 10 MINUTES, and then leave to cool down on the tray.