- 150 gram dairy butter (on room temperature)
- 250 gram flour
- 100 gram sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Pinch of salt
Kitchen equipment needed
- Electric mixer, of knead by hand
- Cling film
- Rolling pin
- Cookie cutter, in any preferred shape
- Baking tray pre-lined with greaseproof baking paper
Preparation — 10 minutes + waiting time
MIX flour and a pinch of salt together, then add in 150 gram dairy butter. DICE the butter first for easy mixing. ADD in sugar, vanilla extract and the egg. MIX until a nice dough ball has formed. WRAP the dough ball in cling film, place in the refrigerator and let it sit for about half an hour.
Finishing up the zandkoekjes — 20 minutes
PRE-HEAT the oven to a temperature of 180 degrees Celsius or 355 Fahrenheit. DUST your work surface with flour, then roll out the dough until about half a centimeter thick. USE the cookie cutter to create cookies. PLACE the cookies on the pre-lined baking tray. REPEAT until all of the dough has been used up.
BAKE the cookies in the oven until golden-brown, this should take about 15 minutes depending on the oven. LET the cookies cool off completely, enjoy!