Sugar Cookies

  1. 150g unsalted butter, softened

  2. 1/2 cup (115g) caster sugar

  3. 1 large egg

  4. 1tsp Queen Natural Vanilla Paste

  5. 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour

  6. 1/3 cup (70g) corn flour

  7. 1/2 tsp salt

To serve

  1. 180g white chocolate

  2. 1/2 cup desiccated coconut

  3. 24 strawberries, washed and tops removed

  4. White mini marshmallows

Method - Sugar Cookies

  1. 1

    In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter, sugar and vanilla until
    light and fluffy. Add egg and mix to combine.

  2. 2

    Sift flours and salt together and add to butter mixture, mixing to incorporate. Pour dough
    out onto a piece of cling wrap, half and roll into two logs 5cm in diameter. Chill for 1 hour.

  3. 3

    Preheat oven to 170°C (fan forced). Line two baking trays with baking paper.

  4. 4

    Slice each log into 12 x1cm thick rounds.

  5. 5

    Bake for 12-14 minutes until the edges are beginning to colour. Transfer to a wire rack to
    cool completely.

  6. 6

    Melt white chocolate in short 30 second bursts in the microwave stirring between each
    until completely melted. Transfer the white chocolate to a shallow plate and on a separate plate add the desiccated coconut.

  7. 7

    Roll the edge of the cookies in the white chocolate and then the coconut and set aside in
    the fridge for 10 minutes to set.

Method - Building and serving your Santa Hats

  1. 1

    To build the Santa hats, dip the flat top of a strawberry in the white chocolate and place it top down on top of a cookie, then do the same with a white mini marshmallow adding it to the tip of the strawberry to resemble a pom pom. Set aside in the fridge to set for 10 minutes and then serve.

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