I have a small addiction besides chocolate(but not any kind of chocolate!),it’s called Pinterest!
You can find anything you want,any crazy recipe you have in your mind…. So,I was looking for easy-to-make cookies that can assort my coffee in the morning. And I found it!! These cookies are melting in your mouth literally! So soft,not overly sweet and amazing aroma! How I love the aroma of fresh baked bread and cookies!!
- 1 cup GF all purpose flour( I use Pamela’s artisan flour)
- 1 cup cornstarch
- 1/4 almond flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 powdered sugar
- 1 cup unsalted butter,room temperature
- 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- zest from one orange
- 2 tsp good quality apricot jam.
In a medium size bowl combine the flour,cornstarch almond flour and salt. Set aside.
Using a bowl fitted with a mixer, beat the butter and the sugar until light and fluffy.Add the vanilla,the zest and beat again. Slowly add the flour mixture and continue mixing until incorporated.
Cover with a saran wrap and chill the dough for about an hour or until firm.
Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
Preheat the oven at 350 F and place the rack in the middle of the oven.
When dough is firm take out of the fridge,uncover and roll into 1 inch balls and place the cookies into the baking sheet 1 inch apart. Bake for 12-14 minutes till the edges of the cookies start to brown. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes. dust with powdered sugar.
I enjoyed mine with a cup of coffee,few strawberries and the new book I am reading “The Book thief” by Markus Zusak. Great book and brilliant movie!