Spider cookies

Ingredients

For approximately 10 cookies

  • 200g flour
  • 100 g of sugar

  • 1 egg
  • 100 g of unsalted butter

  • 10 g of baking powder

  • 1 g of salt

  • 50 g of milk chocolate
  • 24 small chocolate truffles or Maltesers┬«

  • 15 g of white sugar paste, or almond paste

  • edible marker or 3 g of black sugar paste (optional)

Preparation

Cookies

  1. Preheat the oven to 160┬░C.

  2. In a mixing bowl, pour all the ingredients for the dough then mix with a spoon until you obtain a homogeneous dough.

  3. Form around ten balls by rolling the dough between your hands, then place them on a baking tray covered with baking paper.

  4. Flatten each ball slightly and bake for 15 to 20 minutes. They should come out slightly golden.

  5. Right out of the oven, press the center of each cookie to hollow out the dough with a finger or the back of a small spoon.

  6. Let your cookies cool to room temperature.

Decoration

  1. In a saucepan over a bain-marie, melt the milk chocolate.

  2. Place a large dot of chocolate in the hollow of your biscuits and place the chosen chocolate ball to stick it.

  3. Using a knife or a baking paper cone, make the legs of the chocolate spiders.

  4. Knead the sugar paste or almond paste to relax it and shape little eyes.

  5. Stick them on the chocolate balls using a small dot of milk chocolate.

  6. You can then add a small black dot in the center of the eyes using a food marker or black sugar paste.

  7. Let your cookies dry well before eating them.

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