Simple Two Colour Cookies : attractive and simple to make !
This version of Simple Two Colour Cookies could easily include children in the process. Once you make two coloured dough and roll it out, you start choosing shapes and cut just as you like them to be. Here are some of the examples showing there are no leftovers whatever you do:
After you cut all the dough rolled out, gather the leftovers and knead again; if too dry add one tablespoon of milk while kneading, roll it out again and repeat the process. If you are in the mood, you can make one of these :
Simple Two Colour Cookies
- 2 1/2 cup flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- Pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 Tbsp corn starch
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 Tbsp sour cream
- 1 Tbsp milk
- 2 Tbsp cocoa powder for one half of dough
Prepare the cookie shape cutters you will work with.
On clean working surface, using hands, combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, corn starch, butter, egg yolks, sour cream and milk.
Knead to get smooth dough. Half it and add cocoa powder to one of the halves.
Knead the cocoa dough.
Lightly flour clean working surface and separately roll both of the doughs to be 3 mm thick.
Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.
Cover the baking pan with baking paper.
Cut the shapes according to your taste. Simply insert the smaller shapes into the larger. No extra sticking necessary.
Place the cookies on the baking paper and bake for 7 – 8 minutes.