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Cherry Swirls

Ingredients
  Flour 2 Ounce
  Butter 2 Ounce
  Caster sugar 2 Ounce
  Ground almonds 2 Ounce
  Egg 1 Teaspoon (Leveled), beaten (A Little)
  Cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon
  Hot water 1 Tablespoon
  Icing sugar 5 Ounce, butter cream made with it
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 350 degrees.

MAKING
2) Into a bowl, sift the flour and then add the butter in pieces. Rub into the flour.
3) Add the almonds and sugar and stir well. Add just enough egg to bind the mixture.
4) On a floured surface, roll out the dough thinly and then cut out 15 to 16 rounds with the help of a 2 ½-inch flat cutter.
5) On a baking sheet, place the dough circles.
6) Bake in the preheated oven for 12 minutes.
7) Put the preparation on a wire rack and let it cool completely.
8) If you wish to freeze the biscuits, flash freeze till firm and then pack them in a rigid container. Use foil to separate each layer. Seal, label and store in the freezer.

FINALIZING
9) To make the icing, mix together the cocoa and hot water to make a paste. Beat into the butter cream icing till thoroughly blended.
10) If using frozen biscuits, first thaw them at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours and then make the icing as directed in Step 9.
11) On each cookie, pipe a swirl of icing and garnish with half a cherry.

SERVING
12) Arrange the cookies decoratively on a serving platter and then serve as a dessert or snack. Can be served at room temperature or slightly chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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