Truffle and Saffron Shortbread Cookies

L'ANTRO DELL'ALCHIMISTA
8Ingredients
75Minutes
530Calories

Description

White truffles are the reason to make these savory biscuits; here they are thinly shaved and mixed into the dough that also includes grated parmesan cheese and saffron. Once formed into logs and chilled, the logs are coated in sliced almonds. At thi…

point, the logs can be wrapped well in plastic wrap and refrigerated for one or two days or frozen for up to three months. Once baked, the biscuits will keep for a few days in an airtight container.

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Ingredients

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  • 200 grams all purpose flour
  • 150 grams butter (chilled and cut into small pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1 salt (level tsp.)
  • saffron
  • truffle (White, shavings)
  • almond (slices)
  • 1 egg yolk (for brushing)
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    Directions

    1. Combine the butter, flour, salt, parmesan cheese, a pinch of saffron, and the truffles with a mixer.
    2. Shape the dough into two cylinders approximately 3 centimeters thick, wrap them with plastic wrap and refrigerate for approximately 1 hour.
    3. Brush the dough with the lightly beaten egg yolk and coat with the almond slices, wrap the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
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    530Calories
    Sodium18% DV440mg
    Fat57% DV37g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs14% DV41g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories530Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat37g57%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol135mg45%
    Sodium440mg18%
    Potassium150mg4%
    Protein9g18%
    Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate41g14%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars0g0%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium8%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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