photos & recipe: m.charles

Introducing Small Fry! Recipes for children that are easy, a little messy and fun to make.

Pink Chocolate Cookies

Make 24 Cookies (10 large)

35g butter
60g sugar, softened
80g flour
20g cacao powder
1/2 egg
5 ml red food coloring (organic)
15g chocolate chips

5 cm heart shaped cookie cutter or 10cm cutter

1. In a bowl, whisk together butter, sugar and egg until fluffy. Add food coloring, whisk until mixture turns pink. NOTE: Be careful with food coloring. Will stain clothes.
2. In another bowl, mix flour, cacao powder and salt together.
3. Add the dry mix gradually into the first bowl, whisk together well until the pastry is smooth. Then add in chocolate chips.
4. Wrap the pastry into a plastic wrap and cool in the fridge for 20 minutes.
5. With a little flour, roll the pastry on an even surface until 2.5cm thin.
6. Use the cookie cutter to cut out the shapes and spread the cookies on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 
7. Again set the cookies to cool in the fridge for 15 minutes. Preheat the oven (200°). Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes, remove and let cool.
8. Serve fresh or store in a container (max. 10 days)

...and for the adults making this recipe:

    VINI VERGANI recommends: Cioccolato bianco e grappa Fior di latte
    Producer: ALEXANDER, Bibano di Godega Sant'Urbano, white chocolate, grappa, cream and milk.
    Degustation notes: White chocolate liqueur, enriched with venetian grappa, cream and milk. It makes a smooth, creamy liqueur that is not too sweet, & with a low content of alcohol. Served best chilled, on the rocks or in a cocktail. .