Friday, 3 January 2014

Langues de Chat (French Cat Tongue Cookies)






Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 5-8  minutes
Makes: 60-65 cookies

Ingredients
125 g unsalted butter, softened
1 cup raw caster sugar
1/2 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
3 free-range egg whites
1 cup organic plain flour

Instructions
Preheat oven to 200 C and line baking tray with baking paper and lightly grease.

In a large bowl, beat sugar into the soft butter until light and fluffy. Add in vanilla extract.


In a medium bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks start to form. Gently fold into the butter mixture then gently fold in the flour.


Fit a piping bag with a 1/2 inch tip and add  the batter. A Ziploc bag can also be used by snipping an inch off the corner.

Start piping 3 inch long strips onto prepared baking paper, leaving about 2 inches in-between each strip. 

Bake in preheated oven for 5-8 minutes until golden around the edges.


Remove from baking tray and place onto cooking rack.


Allow to cool completely before storing into air tight container.


Enjoy with a bowl of ice cream. =)