Sugar cookie sandwich “Hearts”

Sugar cookie sandwich “Hearts”

Sugar cookie sandwich Hearts

To collect this sandwich cookies with hearts, put gentle stuffing with taste of pomegranate between two layers of golden sugar cookies from the dough.

170 gr. cream cheese at room temperature, such as Philadelphia
1 portion of dough for sugar cookies, see. Recipe below
4 tbsp. l. unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tbsp. l. pomegranate juice
Small red sugar hearts for decoration

round tins of biscuits cutting diameter of 6 cm.,
cookie cutters in size 3,5h2,5 see the shape of a heart.

Sugar Shortbread dough:
3 tbsp. wheat flour
3.4 h. L. baking powder
4.1 h. L. salt
1 cup softened unsalted butter
1 cup of sugar
1 beaten egg
1 tbsp. l. milk
Powdered sugar, for use with test

Cooking method:

Start with the dough for sugar cookies. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt. In large bowl of electric mixer stationary place the butter and sugar, whisk until the mixture turns white.

Add the egg and milk and mix. Set the mixer on low speed, gradually enter the flour with baking powder and whisk until the mixture starts to separate from the edges of the bowl. Divide the dough in half, wrap in parchment paper and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 190 ° C.

Take out 1 piece of dough from the refrigerator wrapped. Sprinkle the surface on which you are going to roll out the dough and rolling pin with powdered sugar and roll out the dough thickness of 0.6 cm. Often move the batter and check if it is stuck at the bottom.

If, during the rolling of the dough warmed up, cool it by placing on the surface of a cold pan for 10 minutes. Round cookie cutters with a diameter of 6 cm. Cut 72 circles, again rolling the dough if necessary. Mold heart-shaped holes cut in half circles.

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Put the cut parts at a distance of not less than 2.5 cm. On a greased baking sheet or the laid parchment or a silicone baking mat. And put in the oven for 7-9 min., Until the pastry begins to brown around the edges a little, turning to the other side of the pan TENu in the middle of baking. Remove from oven and let cool on the baking sheet for 2 min., And then passed on to the bars to cool down completely.

Meanwhile, prepare the filling: In a small bowl, whisk whisk the cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and pomegranate juice to obtain a homogeneous mixture and air.

Put a teaspoon of filling on each round cookies with a hole on top and put the cookies in the shape of a heart. Put sugar red heart in the center of each hole. The remains of the filling can be used to layer small cut out hearts.

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At the request of the sandwich cookies can be decorated with chocolate icing. Store in an airtight container up to 1 week.

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