– flour– baking powder– powdered sugar– eggs– vanilla bean– salt
– rolling pin
– cookie cutter
– cookie press
– pastry cutter
– digital kitchenscale
– parchment paper
– pastry brush
In a large mixing bowl, beat the egg with the sugar.
Add in scraped vanilla bean and a pinch of salt. Whisk.
In another bowl, sift together flour and baking powder.
Using a pastry cutter, combine flour and butter.
Add the egg with the sugar.
Add to the flour mixture and work the dough into a homogeneous mixture.
When the dough is combined, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours.
Remove from refrigerator and roll dough out to 4mm thickness (a little under 1/4″ thick).
Cut the dough with different cutters and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
Use cookie press to create beautiful designs in the cookie dough
In a small bowl, which 1 egg yolk. Using a pastry brush, brush the egg yolk on the cookie. Let dry.
Brush again with the egg and bake in a 350°F oven for 10-15 minutes.