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Christmas Empire Nutella Cookies.

Description of Christmas Cookies

The cookies are soft, delicious and holiday beautiful. Made with simple ingredients and connected with Nutella and raspberry jam. Each cookie is topped with almond icing and decorated with colored sugar and sprinkles.

Yes, the ideal Christmas cookies. Your family and friends will love Empire Nutella Cookies.

Important: This dough can be prepared and frozen for up to 3 months.

If you don’t like raspberry jam you can use strawberry or cranberry jam. (or just use your favorite)

Nutella can be replaced with homemade version. Check this recipe.

BTW, this recipe is slightly adapted from my original recipe.

So, let’s start with our list I called…

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SHOPPING LIST

  • butter
  • icing sugar
  • eggs
  • flour
  • raspberry jam (cranberry or strawberry)
  • Nutella
  • almond extract
  • vanilla extract
  • salt
  • sprinkles
  • colored sugar
  • cherries
  • food color

Equipment Needed

-Mixing bowl

-Small bowl for making icing

-Baking sheet

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ACTION TIME

Making Christmas Empire Nutella Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup butter, unsalted

3/4 cup icing sugar

2 egg yolks

1 whole egg

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

2 +1/2+ 1/8 cups flour (all purpose, unbleached)

1/8 tsp salt

Filling: raspberry jam, Nutella

Icing

1 1/2 cups icing sugar

3 TBSP warm water

1 tsp almond extract

food color: red, green, pink

Decoration: red and green sugar, sprinkles, candied cherries

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Line baking trays with parchment paper. Set aside.

Beat 1 cup butter and 3/4 cup icing sugar until smooth. (about 2 minutes)

Add egg yolks,whole egg and vanilla extract and mix for about 1 minute.

Add sifted flour and salt. Then stir until blended.

Shape into a disc and wrap in plastic wrap.

Chill for about 3 hours or overnight.

When you are ready to make cookies, live the dough on room temperature for about 15 minutes.

Roll it out to 1/4 inch thick.

Cut out the cookies using 2 inch cookie cutter.

For the Christmas I like to use the flower cookie cutter or Christmas tree cookie cutter.

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Place the cookies on the baking tray with 1 inch space between them.

Bake your famous Christmas cookies at 350 F for 10 minutes. (if I used Christmas tree cookie cutter I bake for 9 minutes and 30 seconds)

Cool the cookies.

Assemble Christmas Empire Cookies

Time to bring cookies together. How?

With raspberry jam and Nutella.

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Spread half of the cookies with 1/2 TBSP raspberry jam and and other half with 1/2 tsp Nutella.

Sandwich them. Repeat with the remaining cookies..

Make Sugar Icing

In a small bowl, combine icing sugar and almond extract. Add hot water and stir with metal spoon until smooth.

The consistency should be spreadable but not too runny.

Optional: You can make icing red, pink or green by adding food color.

Then spread about 1 tsp of icing on top of the cookie.

Decorate with colored sugar, sprinkles or candied cherries.

Let the cookies dry at room temperature for about 3 hours.

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After that store them in an air tight container. (at room temperature)

They are best to eat after 1 or 2 days.

The Empire cookies are great for shipping.

So if you want to share empire nutella cookies with your whole family you can.

They stay fresh for about 4 to 5 days.

Enjoy and share.

Review the Steps

-Make cookie dough

-Roll it out to 1/4 inch thick.

-Bake at 350 F for 10 minutes.

-Cool and connect with raspberry jam and Nutella.

-Top with sugar icing.

-Decorate and enjoy.

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Quick Note

Eggs – super important. Use organic, large eggs.

Nutella – if you don’t like store bought Nutella use hazelnut healthy spread.

Raspberry or Cranberry Jam – I love using cranberry jam for Christmas Empire Nutella Cookies. You can find cranberry jam in any store or online. (check amazon)

FINAL NOTE

Christmas Empire Nutella Cookies are the perfect recipe for the most joyful time of the year. So, make it happen baking nation.

Yes, be kind and make this recipe. Share with your whole family, friends and coworkers.

After all sharing happiness is what life is all about. So, DO IT!

Did I mention that empire cookies are known as Imperial cookies. Imperial cookies are specially popular in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

So, if you are searching for what to bake this December, this is your recipe.

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Chrismtas Empire Nutella Cookies

Christmas Empire Nutella Cookies

Yield: Serves 4 people
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

The cookies are soft, delicious and holiday beautiful.

Made with simple ingredients and connected with Nutella and raspberry jam.

Each cookie is topped with almond icing and decorated with colored sugar and sprinkles

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, unsalted
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 +1/2+ 1/8 cups flour (all purpose, unbleached)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • Filling: raspberry jam, Nutella
  • Icing
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 3 TBSP warm water
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • food color: red, green, pink
  • Decoration: red and green sugar, sprinkles, candied cherries

Instructions

    Preheat oven to 350 F.

    Line baking trays with parchment paper. Set aside.

    Beat 1 cup butter and 3/4 cup icing sugar until smooth. (about 2 minutes)

    Add egg yolks,whole egg and vanilla extract and mix for about 1 minute.

    Add sifted flour and salt. Then stir until blended.

    Shape into a disc and wrap in plastic wrap.

    Chill for about 3 hours or overnight.

    When you are ready to make cookies, live the dough on room temperature for about 15 minutes.

    Roll it out to 1/4 inch thick.

    Cut out the cookies using 2 inch cookie cutter.

    For the Christmas I like to use the flower cookie cutter or Christmas tree cookie cutter.

    Place the cookies on the baking tray with 1 inch space between them.

    Bake your famous Christmas cookies at 350 F for 10 minutes. (if I used Christmas tree cookie cutter I bake for 9 minutes and 30 seconds)

    Cool the cookies.

    Assemble Christmas Empire Cookies

    Time to bring cookies together. How?

    With raspberry jam and Nutella.

    Spread half of the cookies with 1/2 TBSP raspberry jam and and other half with 1/2 tsp Nutella.

    Sandwich them. Repeat with the remaining cookies..

    Make Sugar Icing

    In a small bowl, combine icing sugar and almond extract. Add hot water and stir with metal spoon until smooth.

    The consistency should be spreadable but not too runny.

    Optional: You can make icing red, pink or green by adding food color.

    Then spread about 1 tsp of icing on top of the cookie.

    Decorate with colored sugar, sprinkles or candied cherries.

    Let the cookies dry at room temperature for about 3 hours.

    After that store them in an air tight container. (at room temperature)

    They are best to eat after 1 or 2 days.

    The Empire cookies are great for shipping.

    So if you want to share empire nutella cookies with your whole family you can.

    They stay fresh for about 4 to 5 days.

    Enjoy and share.

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