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Blast from the past – Singing in the rain

Hello my dear readers,

It is cappuccino time for us and let me start with this video that will make you smile.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BrqOMU1nE7R/

So, keep smiling and keep baking.

5 star cookies is bringing you the best recipe from the past or I like to call it….

BLAST FROM THE PAST

Our favorite food blog, 5 star cookies started in 2015…So let’s review…

DECEMBER 2015 – Mini Pavlova Check the link below

https://www.5starcookies.com/2015/12/06/mini-pavlova/

Mini Pavlova from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2016 – Coffee Cupcakes or I am your president…you spoiled snowflake

https://www.5starcookies.com/2016/12/24/coffee-cupcakes-president-spoiled-snowflake/

Coffee Cupcakes from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2017 – Havana Torte

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/03/havana-torte-love-life-blast-past/

Havana torte from the best food blog 5starcookies
havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2017 – Tiramisu

If you can’t travel to Italy you can always check this recipe…Yes, I know life is not fair.

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/18/tiramisu-pick-lift/

tiramisu from the best food blog 5starcookies
tiramisu from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2017 – Shmoo Torte – a gooey torte with a mysterious past

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/23/shmoo-torte-gooey-torte-mysterious-past-winnipeg/

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy
Shmoo Torte from the best food blog 5starcookies – Enjoy and share

December 2017 – Cranberry Ferrero Mini Chocolate Cake

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/28/cranberry-ferrero-mini-chocolate-cake/

Cranberry Ferrero Rocher Mini Cake from 5starcookies-ENOY this amazing cake
Cranberry Mini Ferrero Chocolate Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2017 – Denver Sandwich Italian Way

This is one of my favorite recipe and it can be yours, too. Just check the link below.

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/31/denver-sandwich-italian-way/

Denver Italiian Sandwich from 5starcookies
Denver Itailian Sandwich from 5starcookies

December 2017 – Chocolate Coffee Bombs

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/27/chocolate-coffee-bombs/

Coffee Chocolate Bombs from the best food blog 5starcookie
Coffee Chocolate Bombs from the best food blog 5starcookie

hDecember 2018 – Andes A+ Brownies – Add Magic to your Life

https://www.5starcookies.com/2018/12/08/andes-a-brownies-add-magic-to-your-life/


Andes A+ Brownies – Add Magic to your Life

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” 

So, dear my readers live your life “FORWARDS” but you can bake “BACKWARDS” ….JUST CHECK THIS POST.

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from your

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Empire Cookies – Build your dream and share

empire cookies from the best food blog 5starcookies
empire cookies from the best food blog 5starcookies

Have you ever wondered how you can build an empire from scratch? (wink…wink)

Have you?

Of course you had and since you know exactly what you want 5starcookies.com is here for you.

And for today, our dream is building (making) the best empire….

EMPIRE COOKIES!

So, let’s do it baking nation.

3-2-1 …

Baking Show starts right now.

Shopping List

  • butter
  • icing sugar
  • eggs
  • flour
  • raspberry jam
  • almond and vanilla extract
  • cherries (candied)

ACTION TIME

empire cookies from the best food blog 5starcookies
empire cookies from the best food blog 5starcookies


MAKING EMPIRE COOKIES

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Ingredients

1 cup butter

3/4 cup icing sugar

3 egg yolks

1/2 TBSP vanilla extract

2 +1/2+ 1/8 cups flour (AP)

Raspberry jam

Icing

1 1/2 cups icing sugar

3 TBSP warm water

1/2 TBSP almond extract

Instructions

Line 3 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 and vanilla extract and mix for about 1 minute.

Add sifted flour and stir until blended.

Shape into a disc and wrap in plastic wrap.

Chill for about 3 hours.

After chilling….

Time to play with your dough…

Roll it out to 1/4 inch thick.

Cut out the cookies using any cookie cutter you like.

empire cookies from 5starcookies-cut out the cookies using any cookie cutter you like
empire cookies from 5starcookies-cut out the cookies using any cookie cutter you like

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

Bake cookies at 350 F for 10 minutes.

(it should be lightly browned around the edges)

Cool the cookies.

Spread half of the cookies with 1/2 TBSP raspberry jam and top with remaining cookies.

empire cookies from the best food blog 5starcookies
empire cookies from the best food blog 5starcookies

Repeat with the remaining cookies.

Icing

Combine icing sugar, almond extract and enough hot water to make a thin icing.

 

Frost tops of cookies and decorate with a small piece of candied cherry.

Say thank you.

Allow icing to dry. (about 1 hour)

Keep them in airtight container. (3 days)

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Empire Cookies

Empire Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Empire Cookies - Raspberry jam filled sandwich cookies topped with an almond icing and candied cheery. Say "YES"! 5 star cookies is making this for YOU!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 TBSP vanilla extract
  • 2 +1/2+ 1/8 cups flour (AP)
  • Raspberry jam
  • Icing
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 3 TBSP warm water
  • 1/2 TBSP almond extract

Instructions

  1. Line 3 baking trays with parchment paper.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Beat 1 cup butter and 3/4 cup icing sugar until smooth. (about 2 minutes)
  4. Add egg yolks and vanilla extract and mix for about 1 minute.
  5. Add sifted flour and stir until blended.
  6. Shape into a disc and wrap in plastic wrap.
  7. Chill for about 3 hours.
  8. After chilling....
  9. Time to play with your dough...
  10. Roll it out to 1/4 inch thick.
  11. Cut out the cookies using any cookie cutter you like.
  12. Place the cookies on the baking tray with 1 inch space between them.
  13. Bake cookies at 350 F for 10 minutes.
  14. (it should be lightly browned around the edges)
  15. Cool the cookies.
  16. Spread half of the cookies with 1/2 TBSP raspberry jam and top with remaining cookies.
  17. Repeat with the remaining cookies.
  18. Icing
  19. Combine icing sugar, almond extract and enough hot water to make a thin icing.
  20. Frost tops of cookies and decorate with a small piece of candied cherry.
  21. Say thank you.
  22. Allow icing to dry. (about 1 hour)
  23. Keep them in airtight container. (3 days)

empire cookies from 5starcookies-Frost tops of cookies and decorate with a small piece of candied cherry.
empire cookies from 5starcookies-Frost tops of cookies and decorate with a small piece of candied cherry.

Don’t let another minute go by not living your dreams…

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