- Serves: 10
- Prep Time: 20 Minute
- Cooking: 25 Minute
Its Christmas time!!! Yay…this festival just makes me happy….and so much so that I almost feel like Santa (without the elves)!!! I go into baking overdrive and bake and bake and bake like there is no tommorrow…and end up with so many cakes and cookies that in the end I dunno what to do with them so my kiddo and hubbys friends end up making merrry!!! But then Christmas is always about giving and spreading cheers right??? Every year I bring home a small Xmas tree albeit a faux one…but here the emotions count…and decorate it with cute accessories. This year I wanted to make the accessories, so what better than these edible ones!!! Ya, it was purely on experimental basis as I was trying these cookies for the first time and the stained glass did not look perfect but then they tasted so good….I have tried to rectify my goof ups in the recipes that I have posted. So guess You will get it right….so cheers and happy baking!!!
- Crush the toffees into powder using a mallet or even our good ole belan will do. Just put the same colored toffees in a lock bag and crush them so they don't create a mess.
- Cream the butter and sugar together till fluffy. Add the ginger and the flour slowly and mix. (Here I have used self raising flour so If using the regular one just add about a tsp of baking powder and sieve it before using.). If the dough becomes dry
- Remover the dough and roll it to about 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into different shapes using cookie cutters. Use smaller cutters or knife to cut smaller shapes in the cookies.
- ine the baking tray with butter paper. Transfer the cookies to the tray about 1 inch apart. Using a spoon fill the hollowed out centers with the crushed candy. Do not mound the fillings just level it till it touched the edges.(here I made the mistake
- Bake at 180 degrees for 15 to 20 mins or till the cookies begin to brown at the edges.
- Remove and cool. Allow the cookies to cool down completely else the candy centers may come off. These can be used as ornaments on Christmas trees. Just make a hole in the cookies before baking.
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