Gevulde Koeken

Delicious Dutch cookies filled with almond paste, topped with almonds.

Gevulde Koeken

Gevulde Koeken

Yield: ยฑ6
Prep Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 24 minutes

Cookies stuffed with almond paste.

Ingredients

Dough

  • 200 grams of Flour
  • 100 grams of White Sugar (Dutch: Witte Basterdsuiker)
  • 150 grams of Butter
  • 1 Egg*

Filling

Decoration

  • 1 Egg (to brush tops)
  • Almond Halves

Instructions

  1. Mix together the flour and sugar.
  2. Add in cubes of cold butter, the egg and knead well.
  3. Wrap the doughbal in plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour.
  4. Roll out dough to a thickness of 4 millimetres.
  5. Refrigerate dough until firm, about an hour.
  6. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees celsius.
  7. Cut out shapes using cookie cutters.
  8. Reshape, roll and cut out leftover dough.
  9. Divide the almond paste into six equal portions.
  10. Place almond paste on half of the unbaked cookies.
  11. Place another unbaked cookie on top, press on the sides with a fork.
  12. Brush the tops with egg and place half of an almond on top.
  13. Bake for about 12 to 14 minutes.

Notes

*Make sure this ingredient is at room temperature.
**Add a little bit of water to loosen it up and make it easier to spread.

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