Hello everybody, I hope you are having an amazing day today. Today, I will show you a way to make a special dish, polenta (cornmeal) cookies. It is one of my favorites. This time, I will make it a bit unique. This will be really delicious. The word polenta does not actually refer to a specific grain, but rather a porridge dish made from a coarse grind of cornmeal. The cookies call for part plain or all purpose flour and part polenta or cornmeal.
To begin with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook polenta (cornmeal) cookies using 7 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.
The ingredients needed to make Polenta (Cornmeal) Cookies:
- Take 125 g Butter *softened
- Prepare 1/2 cup Caster Sugar
- Get 1 Egg
- Make ready 1 cup Polenta (Cornmeal)
- Take 3/4 cup Plain Flour
- Make ready 1/2 cup Dried Fruit *Black Currants, Sultanas, Sour Cherries, Cranberries, Raisins, etc
- Take 1/4 cup Nuts *Pine Nuts, Pistachio OR Almonds
Instructions to make Polenta (Cornmeal) Cookies:
- Dried Fruit and Nuts need to be coarsely chopped up if large. Today I used Sultanas and Pistachio, and I chopped them up fairly well.
- Beat softened Butter and Sugar until well combined. Beat in Egg and mix well. Add Polenta (Cornmeal), Flour, Dried Fruit and Nuts, and mix well.
- Divide the dough into 2 portions, place a portion on a sheet of plastic food wrap, shape into a log, and wrap in the plastic wrap. Repeat with the remaining dough. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
- Preheat oven to 170ºC. Line two baking trays with baking paper.
- Remove and discard plastic wrap on the dough and slice the logs into 8mm thick rounds. If crumbled, just shape them into rounds. Place on the prepared trays. Cookies need plenty space around each.
- Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Set aside on the tray to cool and harden before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Reduce the heat to low and cook until the mixture thickens and the cornmeal is. The cookies call for part plain or all purpose flour and part polenta or cornmeal. It means the cookies have a lovely soft texture but also a little crunch and flavour from the polenta. The word polenta does not actually refer to a specific grain, but rather a porridge dish made from a coarse grind of cornmeal. These cookies have a wonderful buttery crunch that is terribly. The next (Bob's Organic Stone Ground Cornmeal) had more of a sandy texture than I found pleasant because the meal wasn't really cooked. The third (Bob's Polenta/Grits) was hard to chew properly. Maybe with liquid in the recipe (e.g., cornbread) the meal could have softened, but not with these. My hands-down choice was Quaker's for texture. Polenta is a porridge made from cornmeal. It originated in Italy, though it's super versatile in terms of flavor profile. While traditionally served as a porridge, it can also be chilled and cut into rounds or squares, which are then baked or fried into polenta cakes. Try Polenta Bramata, or any dry, grainy coarse-ground cornmeal or polenta. Regular cornmeal from the supermarket is more finely ground, and will yield cookies with a slightly different texture. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool. Cool to room temperature to allow polenta to solidify. The Best Cornmeal Cookies No Flour Recipes on Yummly Cornmeal Cookies With Chocolate And Peanut Butter, Lemon Cornmeal Cookies, Lemon Pepper Cornmeal Cookies. Polenta is nothing more than coarsely ground cornmeal. I often use chicken broth instead of water.
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