Night Sky Cookies
|Butter||4 Ounce, softened (125 Gram)|
|Castor sugar||5 1⁄2 Ounce (3/4 Cup Or 170 Gram)|
|Almond essence||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Flour||8 Ounce (2 Cup Or 250 Gram)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||2 Fluid Ounce (60 Milliliter)|
|White chocolate||3 Ounce, melted (90 Gram)|
|Dark chocolate||4 Ounce, melted (125 Gram)|
1. Place butter, sugar and almond essence in a bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in egg.
2. Sift together flour and baking powder. Fold flour mixture and milk, alternately, into butter mixture and mix to form a soft dough.
3. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to 5 mm / 1/4 in thick. Using a star and a moon-shaped cookie cutter, cut out cookies. Place cookies on lightly greased baking trays and bake at 190°C/375°F/Gas 5 for 10 minutes or until cookies are golden and cooked. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
4. Dip tops of moon-shaped cookies in white chocolate and tips of star-shaped cookies in dark chocolate. Place on wire racks to set.