Chestnut-marzipan biscuits

March  7, 2013
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Author Notes

I love Chesnut biscuits but I decided to add marzipan paste to them because I love almonds —MarieGlobetrotter

  • Makes 25-35 biscuits
  • 230g cooked chestnuts
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp tablespoons marzipan paste
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 egg yolk
In This Recipe
  1. Using an electric mixer, grind the chestnuts.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, grinder chestnuts, sugars, spices and salt, then gradually add diced butter and marzipan paste to obtain a smooth dough. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30min-1hr in the fridge, until firm.
  3. Preheat oven on 300-325F
  4. Roll out the dough (1cm thick). Cut out round cookies with a cookie cutter. Arrange on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  5. Whisk the egg yolk with 1 tbsp of water and coat the cookies with egg yolk. Sprinkle with a little bit of sugar
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes. The middle should still be soft when you take them out of the oven.

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