Sunday, August 31, 2014

Pie Crust Cookies

These are GREAT with the Pumpkin Butter Recipe I Posted yesterday

Here is that link

You will need:
2 1/2 cups of flour
1 tsp. salt
15 tbsp. of unsalted butter.. cut into pieces
6 tbsp. ice cold water (I put mine in refrig with ice cubes while I am getting stuff ready)
3 egg whites
Organic Sugar.. its unrefined and the crystals are larger
What you do:
In a large bowl sift flour and salt.
add 8 tbsp of butter and cut in with pastry cutter make sure the butter works into the flour.
Add 3 tbsp of ice cold it in well using a wooden spoon.. add the other 3 tbsp and continue working it until it forms a will need to work it with your hands at this point... if it is to dry add a tiny bit more water till it forms the ball and sticks together.
Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour
Set you oven to 350
Get your dough out using half a ball ....roll it out on a floured surface make it about 1/8 of inch.
Cut into desired shapes and lay flat on a cookie sheet.
Brush cookies with egg whites using a pastry brush
Sprinkle sugar on top
Bake for 10 min or until golden brown
Cool on wire rack
Enjoy ~

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