Valentines Cookies

Valentines Cookies

These valentines cookies have a lovely marsh mellow centre sandwiched between two shortbread biscuits and dipped into chocolate….lovely. The marsh mellow only takes a few seconds to melt in the microwave but be on watch since it happens very fast. When the shape of the marsh mellow deforms then it is ready to take out. Also trimming the marsh mellow to the shape of the biscuits can be a sticky affair, have some warm water nearby to rinse those fingers or you will end up being entangle in marsh mellow string!

Ingredients

  • 200g Plain flour
  • 150g Butter
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • Handful of Marsh mellows
  • 200g Chocolate

Directions

  1. First soften the butter and beat in the honey.
  2. Then add in the flour and mix until combined.
  3. Knead a few minutes and place in the fridge for 20 minutes to harden.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and roll out the pastry to approx 1-2mm.
  5. Use a cookie cutter cut out the shapes and place on a tray lined with grease proof paper.
  6. Brush with milk and pop into the oven for approx 15-20 mins until lightly brown.
  7. Turn the cookies over and pop back into the oven for another 5 mins.
  8. Remove and place the cookies on a wire tray to cool.
  9. Then place a marsh mellow on half the cookies and pop in the microwave for a few seconds to melt.
  10. Press another cookie on top, allow to set and trim off the excess marsh mellow.
  11. Meanwhile melt the chocolate in a bowl over simmering water and dip half of each cookie in.
  12. Place on a tray lined with grease proof paper and pop into the fridge to set.

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