Chocolate covered heart cookies

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    52 min

    These decadent chocolate covered cookies are great to make with the kids. Cut them in heart shapes for Valentine's Day!


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    Ingredients
    Makes: 2 dozen

    • For the cookies
    • 175g butter, at room temperature
    • 160g caster sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 egg
    • 275g plain flour
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1 teaspoons baking powder
    • For the ganache
    • 200g dark chocolate, chopped
    • 100ml single cream

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:7min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:52min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line 2 baking trays with baking parchment.
    2. In a bowl, beat butter with sugar until creamy. Add vanilla extract and egg; whisk well.
    3. Sift flour, salt and baking powder. Add to previous mixture and beat at low until fully integrated and a dough is formed. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
    4. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface. Cut cookies in the shape of a heart with a cookie cutter. Transfer onto baking tray. Re-roll any scraps of cookie dough and repeat.
    5. Bake in the oven for 7 minutes or until edges are slightly golden. Remove and let cool completely in a cooling rack.
    6. In a medium pan, warm cream over medium heat. Once bubbles appear on the surface, remove from heat and pour over chopped chocolate. Let it rest for 3 minutes, then stir until chocolate is completely melted.
    7. Holding a cookies on one side, dip it in chocolate, covering half of the cookie. Transfer to a lined baking tray until set. Repeat with remaining cookies.

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