Traditional Czech Christmas cookies (part 3)

Author: @Royal_Letters

ŠLEHAČKOVÉ CUKROVÍ (WHIPPING CREAM COOKIES)

DOUGH

  • 250 ml whipping cream
  • 250 g 100% fat or butter
  • 450g all-purpose flour

COATING MIXTURE

  • 2 packages vanilla sugar
  • icing sugar – about 200g

PROCEDURE

  • Mix all ingredients – make sure they are cold! – into a dough. Let it chill in the fridge for a least 1 hour
  • Use rolling pin to roll out the dough – it should be about 0,5 cm thick
  • Use cookie cutter to cut small shapes
  • Bake on parchment-lined baking sheets at 200 °C/400 °F about 10 minutes
  • Still hot, coat with coating mix – CAREFULLY!

PERNÍČKY (GINGERBREAD)

DOUGH

  • 190g icing sugar
  • 500g all-purpose flour
  • 125g butter
  • 125g honey
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon gingerbread spice

COATING MIXTURE – optional

  • rum
  • cocoa
  • sugar
  • egg

PROCEDURE

  • Mix all ingredients into a dough. Let it chill in the fridge for a least 1 hour
  • Use rolling pin to roll out the dough – it should be about 0,5 cm thick
  • Use cookie cutter to cut desired shapes
  • If you want, coat shapes in beaten egg or in rum-cocoa mixture
  • Bake on parchment-lined baking sheets at 150 °C/300 °F about 15 minutes
  • Optional coating after baking – rum-sugar

SKOŘICOVÉ LINECKÉ (CINNAMON LINZER COOKIES)

DOUGH

  • 100g icing sugar
  • 275g all-purpose flour
  • 200g butter
  • 12g baking powder
  • 20g vanilla sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

FILLING

  • jam

PROCEDURE

  • Mix all ingredients into a dough. Let it chill in the fridge for a least 1 hour
  • Use rolling pin to roll out the dough – it should be about 0,5 cm thick
  • Use cookie cutter to cut desired shapes
  • Bake on parchment-lined baking sheets at 170 °C/340 °F until golden brown
  • Spread jam on one cookie and put other cookie on the top

KOKOSKY (COCONUT COOKIES)

DOUGH

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk – 400 g
  • 250g shredded coconut

PROCEDURE

  • Mix all ingredients into a dough. Let it chill in the fridge for a least 1 hour
  • Form walnut-size pieces of dough into round shape – It is will be sticky
  • Bake on parchment-lined baking sheets at 200 °C/400 °F about 5 minutes

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