castle Cookies (Portuguese tradition)

castle Cookies (Portuguese tradition)
 
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  • 400g de sweet potato (mashed)
  • 700g sugar
  • 200g blanched sliced almonds (finely ground)
  • 50g dried shredded coconut
  • 200g cornflour
  • 75g de wheat flour (not self-raising)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 orange (grated orange peel)
  • a little bit of salt
  • 1egg yolk (to decorate)
peel the potatoes and bring them to a boil with water and salt until tender. Remove from heat, drain and mash;
In a medium saucepan mix mthe mashed sweet potatoes with sugar; when it starts to boil, add the blanched sliced almonds (finely ground), the dired coconut, the orange peel and the eggs. keep stirring and while still cooking stir in the 2 flours (mixed). Combine all these ingredients until blended and remove from heat;

cool up; you can place it all night in the freezer (eh..eh..)
Form tablespoons of dough into little balls and gently press them with a fork;
Drop onto lightly buttered cookie sheets sprinkled with flour; bake in a pre-heated oven for 15 minutes or until lightly browned;
Cool on racks and store;
I hope you can create your own version of this recipe, enriching it with other interesting flavours you can come up with and giving it your famous sery special personal style!! The worlwide famous "Jamie Oliver-touch"!!

castle Cookies (Portuguese tradition)

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peel the potatoes and bring them to a boil with water and salt until tender. Remove from heat, drain and mash;
In a medium saucepan mix mthe mashed sweet potatoes with sugar; when it starts to boil, add the blanched sliced almonds (finely ground), the dired coconut, the orange peel and the eggs. keep stirring and while still cooking stir in the 2 flours (mixed). Combine all these ingredients until blended and remove from heat;

cool up; you can place it all night in the freezer (eh..eh..)
Form tablespoons of dough into little balls and gently press them with a fork;
Drop onto lightly buttered cookie sheets sprinkled with flour; bake in a pre-heated oven for 15 minutes or until lightly browned;
Cool on racks and store;
I hope you can create your own version of this recipe, enriching it with other interesting flavours you can come up with and giving it your famous sery special personal style!! The worlwide famous "Jamie Oliver-touch"!!
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