It’s crunch time!

Motel One Santa Mittens

For around 80 cookies:

·         1 medium egg

·         150 g softened butter

·         Juice of half a lemon

·         1 tbsp vanilla sugar

·         100 + 50 g sugar

·         Pinch of salt

·         Blue and green food colouring

·         250 g flour

1. Separate the egg; place the egg white in the fridge. Mix the butter, 100 g of sugar, pinch of salt, lemon juice, vanilla sugar and egg yolk until creamy. Add the food colouring to create your preferred colour. Knead in 250 g of flour, using your hands to work the dough until smooth. Wrap in foil and leave in the fridge for one hour.

2. Preheat the oven (electric: 180 °C/ fan oven: 160 °C).

3. Whip the egg white and 50 g of sugar until stiff and place in a piping bag with a small nozzle (alternative: freezer bag).

4. Roll out the dough to around 4 mm thick and cut out the biscuit shapes. Bake for 6-7 minutes.

5. Decorate the mittens with the beaten egg white and bake for around two more minutes at the same temperature.

6. Enjoy!

 


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