Melt in your mouth【No Sugar Added Pecan Shortbread cookies】
My dad is very health consicious and he eats very little dessert, thus I made this no sugar pecan shortbred cookies, he eats one a day.
Prepare time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Stand time: 30 minutes
Yield: 10 servings (total of 20 cookies)
1) ½ cup unsifted all-purpose flour (80g), ½ cup corn starch (70g), 2/3 tsp salt, ½ tsp Sichuan peppercorn powder, 1/6 tsp chicken broth powder;
2) ½ cup pecan (40g);
3) ½ cup butter (120g);
1: Place all ingredients of Ingredient 1) in a bowl (Picture 1) and mix well with a fork set aside. Place pecans in a plastic bag, seal and crush with a rolling pin to fine pieces (Picture 2). Add to the flour mixture and mix well (Picture 3).
2: Place butter in a microwave bowl and melt the butter in a microwave oven, add flour pecan mixture to the melted butter, use a spatula to mix until incorporated (Picture 4).
3: Transfer dough to a large piece food wrap or a plastic bag (Picture 5), form dough and cover well (Picture 6). Refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350F/375C.
4: When dough is firmer, roll into 1.5 cm diameter log (Picture 7) on a floured surface and cut 1.4 cm apart (Picture 7). Roll each protion into a ball, place them on parchment paper lined baking sheet (Picture 8) spacing about 2 cm apart.
5: Bake at 350F/375C for 15 minutes until the edges of the cookies start to brown. Remove from the oven and let it cool.
6: When cookies completely cool, serve.
Tips：Leftover cookies can be stored in airtight containers in the fridge for up 2 weeks