Friday, October 8, 2010

Kaastengels/ Dutch Cheese Cookies

Kaastengels/ Dutch Cheese Cookies

  1. Multi-purposed flour 750gr* (here we use "Kunci" brand)..for better result use only low protein flour.
  2. Corn flour/ Maizena 100gr*
  3. Butter/ Margarine 500gr
  4. Egg yolks 5
  5. Shredded Edam Cheese 400 or 500 gr
  6. Salt 2tsp
  7. * Mix well no.1 and 2
  8. Some scrambled-egg yolks for finishing.

How to do :

  1. Beat the butter/ margarine plus salt with electric mixer until soft. Do NOT too long to beat as remember u are making cookies! NOT a CAKE!
  2. Add the egg yolks one in a time, beat well with electric mixer for about 5-7 minutes only.
  3. Then put the flour (No.7), and the shredded edam cheese in turns, stir the dough well with rubber spatula. (This part is the tiring one as the dough become heavier) :)
  4. Roll the dough and shape it according to taste with cookie cutter.
  5. Spread some egg yolks on top of each cookies for finishing and garnish it with shredded cheese if you like. (it is okay if without garnish ).
  6. Bake into preheat oven 150C-160C until golden brown.
  7. Take out from oven and immediately let them cool in cooling rack.
  8. Store your kaastengels cookies in air-tight container.

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