Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Brown Sugar Stars

These little stars are to die for. They are crunchy but they melt in your mouth. They just sweet enough. After eating one you want another one, and then another, and then another...

Brown sugar Stars
La Cuisine de Madame Cugnac

  • 300 gr. flour
  • 200 gr. butter, soft
  • 100 gr. raw ground almonds
  • 150 gr. light brown sugar
  • 14 gr. vanille sugar (two sachets)
  • 1 egg for brushing (optional)
  1. In a bowl, cream sugar and butter.
  2. Add flour and almond meal to the butter cream. Form a ball with the dough.
  3. Divide your dough in two.
  4. Flour generously the kitchen counter and roll one half of the dough. Let rest in the fridge for 20 min.
  5. Line some baking sheets with vegetable paper.
  6. Take the dough out of the fridge and cut out stars in different sizes. Put them on the baking sheet. Repeat withe the other half of the dough.
  7. Brush them with the beaten egg. (This is optional, I didn't do it).
  8. Bake in a preheated oven at 150º C for 25 - 30 min.
  9. Let cool on a kitchen rack.


Jennifer said...

Those look so cute and yummy!!!

Conguito said...

Thank you so much, Jennifer!