I am spending the last day of the year doing, what else, but making cookies. Glammy, glittery cookies for a sparkling new year. These are for a New year's Day brunch we're throwing tomorrow. Back in my kitchen in NYC less than 24 hours, I adapted traditional Italian prosecco cookies to roll out and I can't blame jet lag for the result.
I added more flour to the recipe hoping they would make the cookies more stable for rolling. I cut the large rectangles for the design. They looked perfect until I turned my back for a minute and they shrank into misshapen rectangles. I tried recut them then smoothed them out the best I could before putting them back into the oven where they proceeded to puff out way to much. I knew I should have cut the baking powder amount but didn't. Then I over thinned the royal icing so it was slip sliding away.
They taste ok though. Not too sweet but a good compliment with the royal icing. And they don't look half bad either.
It was a comedy of errors so I won't post the recipe. For more comedy, check out the funny food blogger posts listed below this past month.