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How to pack gourmet cookies

Add the word “gourmet” to almost any food label and expectations grow. Gourmet cookies, in particular, have an ethyl promising a sensational taste, ingredients better than average and artistic packaging that stands out from the rest. If you’re ready to package gourmet cookies, either by hobby, a new business or to send a gift that shows you put time and effort into their preparation, consider the tips in this article to make sure your baked goods look delicious and elegant to reach their final destination.

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Learn the fundamental rule of gourmet cookies sent before: always protect your biscuits plans with at least two layers of packaging to safeguard shipping damage and look delicious delicacies and whole when received. Continue reading

Butter cookies

Provide for the butter cookies flour into a bowl and spread cold butter in small pieces about it. Add powdered sugar and egg. Half a vanilla pod lengthwise cut, scrape out the pulp with a spoon and pour into the bowl. Add a pinch of salt and grated lemon peel of one lemon and knead into a smooth dough.


Shape dough into a ball, wrap in foil and place about 45 minutes in the refrigerator. Dough on a lightly floured surface about 1/2 cm thick. Small pieces or cut out biscuits and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 200 ° or 150-160 ° Preheat convection. Continue reading

Ginger Cookies

This spicy ginger cookies fit well with a cup of tea. Raisins in a bowl and leave, cover with hot water and swell for a few minutes. Drain the raisins and between paper towels to dry. To the typical taste of this American to receive ginger cookies, sugar is combined with sugar syrup in a mixing bowl first with an electric mixer and kneaded at the end with your fingers until no clumps are visible in the sugar and assumes a brownish tint. Stir in the softened butter sugar.


Add eggs and milk and stir creamy. Mix flour, salt, baking soda, 1 / 2 teaspoon ginger powder and a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg in another bowl with a whisk. Stir in the flour to the butter mixture and fold in the raisins. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Committing to the ginger cookie batter a tablespoon at a greater distance on the plate, as they run in baking strongly divided as to see in the picture above. Continue reading

Christmas Cookies

Christmas cookies can be baked especially fond of children, as each child cut out his own Christmas cookies with colored frosting, sprinkles or decorating sugar pearls. The pastry can be prepared very well, because he should have to chill for at least 1 hour in refrigerator well. You can also prepare the dough a day before baking and place overnight in the refrigerator. Provide for the pastry, first softened butter (room temperature) in the bowl of food processor. Set up a bio for butter and egg.


First mix the butter on low heat with the sugar and egg. The higher speed turn slowly and stir in the butter until creamy. The kitchen off the machine and replace the whisk with a dough hook. Flour in a small bowl and fill (approximately 4 g) with a teaspoon of baking powder. The flour to butter and knead on low power. The dough with a small pinch of salt seasoning and knead until it is crumbly. Continue reading

Ginger Cookies

Ginger biscuits harmonize particularly well with a cup of tea. They have a slight sharpness that is mitigated by the marzipan raw mass. Ginger cookies stay soft after baking and should cool on the baking sheet so they do not break. Flour in a bowl with sugar and a pinch of salt. About 1 / 2 teaspoon ginger powder add and mix with the flour.


Marzipan raw mass and cold butter cut into small pieces with your hands and knead the flour until the dough is smooth. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Shape the dough into a ball and roll it thick on a lightly floured surface, about 4 mm. Here, the cake and roll the dough lightly with flour. With a glass cutter or ginger biscuits from about 5 cm in diameter and put a little distance on a baking paper-lined baking sheet. The ginger cookies baking still running slightly apart. Continue reading

Oatmeal cookies with granola

Oatmeal cookies with granola obtained by using a special flavor of honey. You can cook the oatmeal cookies with granola cereal with fruit if desired, nut granola or other cereal varieties. I’ve used for my fruit muesli cereal with oatmeal cookies. The cereal first enter into a frying pan without added fat as long dry roast until the granola starts to smell. Add the honey and granola with a wooden spoon, stir until the honey becomes liquid and connects with the cereal.


Remove pan from heat and let the granola cool slightly. Stir eggs in a mixing bowl with sugar and a pinch of salt until foamy. The cereal with the egg mixture carefully stir. Depending on the size of the eggs it may be that you must still add some granola. The mixture should be moist rather than dry too. The muesli with unsweetened vanilla powder and cinnamon spice. Do not use too much cinnamon, otherwise it may taste slightly bitter. Preheat the oven to 175 °. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread with a teaspoon of cereal to small piles. Continue reading

Date-almond meringue

Use the date-almond meringues with fresh eggs as possible. Separate the eggs and egg whites give a fat-free dish. The egg whites with an electric mixer / whisk egg whites until stiff. It can sprinkle in the sugar slowly. Season with a pinch of salt and lemon juice.


Add chopped almonds and egg whites to stiff raise. Dates, seed and cut into very small pieces. Also mix well with the beaten egg whites. Set with a teaspoon of small piles on a baking paper-lined baking sheet. While leaving some space between the date-almond meringue. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees about 20 minutes on the middle rack, bake until a light brown color shows. Continue reading