Sweet, delicate and soft sugar cookie Easter biscuits that are perfect for children to decorate, and even better for everyone to eat. Unlike most sugar cookies, this recipe uses soft smelling rose water, adding a light aromatic appeal and a slight floral taste. 2 drops of lemon are all that is needed to brighten up the dough with a little acid and zest. All the smells and tastes of Spring and Summer.
- 230 grams flour
- 180 grams butter
- 80 grams powdered sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon rosewater
- 200 grams powdered sugar
- 1 egg white
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
- food coloring (to taste)
- Cookies Preparation:
- Cut the butter into pieces.
- Put the flour and butter in a large bowl and mix until you get a sandy texture.
- Add the sugar, egg yolk, egg, and rose water and mix well.
- Let the dough rest between two sheets of parchment paper in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 320F.
- Once the dough has rested, knead it with your hands, then place small pieces of dough in the mold holes, and press down.
- Bake for 18 minutes.
- Cool in the pan.
- Icing Preparation:
- With the electric mixer or a balloon whisk of the stand mixer, work the powdered sugar with the egg whites and lemon juice to a firm mixture.
- Pour the mixture into different bowls and color each one with food coloring of choice.
- Put the icing in a piping bag and decorate each cookie.
- Decorate to taste with sugar-coated almonds before the icing hardens.