Lemony American Ginseng Cookies

檸香花旗參餅乾

【Ingredients】

1/4 teaspoon American ginseng powder, 56g butter, 25g icing sugar, 80g all-purpose flour, lemon zest (half), a little sugar, and a bowl of white rice.

【Practice】

  1. Flatten 56g of butter that has been brought to room temperature with a spatula.
  2. Add 25g powdered sugar and mix well with a spatula.
  3. Add 80g of all-purpose flour (sifted first), 1/4 teaspoon of American ginseng powder and half a lemon zest, mix well until no flour is visible.
  4. Take a piece of plastic wrap, lay it flat on the table, and place the above mixture on the plastic wrap.
  5. After rolling up the plastic wrap, knead the mixture into strips with your hands, pressing tightly to avoid cracking during baking.
  6. Take a baking pan and pour a bowl of rice in the middle.
  7. Place the shaped mixture on top of the white rice with plastic wrap to avoid deformation.
  8. Place in the freezer for 1 hour.
  9. Sprinkle an appropriate amount of sugar on the cutting board, remove the mixture from the plastic wrap, and coat it with sugar evenly.
  10. Divide it into about 1 cm thick and place it on the parchment paper.
  11. Bake at 170 degrees Celsius (about 340 degrees Fahrenheit) for 17-18 minutes, take out and let cool before serving.

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