Aussie Melting Moments

Recipe by catxx
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READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 20 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 250
    g butter (at room temperature)
  • 80
    g powdered sugar icing (a confectioner's sugar/cornflour blend sold here in Oz; substitute icing sugar)
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 265
    g plain flour (1 3/4 cup)
  • 50
    g cornflour (cornstarch, (1/3 cup)
  • icing sugar, for dusting
  • FILLING
  • 60
    g butter (at room temperature)
  • 80
    g icing sugar (1/2 cup)
  • 1
    tablespoon cocoa
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 160 deg Celsius Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  • Beat butter, icing sugar/mixture and vanilla essence with an electric mixer until pale and creamy.
  • Sift together flour and cornflour, and add to the butter mixture.
  • Mix together gently with a wooden spoon, and then with your hands.
  • Use lightly floured hands to roll mix into walnut-sized balls.
  • Put on trays about 5cm apart, and flatten with a lightly floured fork to about 1cm thick.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes, swapping trays in oven halfway through (ie. at 7 minutes), until cooked through.
  • Cool on baking trays.
  • Filling: Use an electric mixer to beat butter, icing sugar/mixture and cocoa together until well-combined.
  • Sandwich cooled biscuits together with the filling then lightly dust with icing sugar.
  • Vary the filling flavour by substituting the cocoa with one of the following:
  • grated rind of 1 orange.
  • grated rind of 1 lemon.
  • 1 tbsp of passionfruit pulp.
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