Chocolate Slice Cookies

Chocolate Slice Cookies


  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Icing sugar, for dusting
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup cake and pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar, sifted
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature


1) Beat the butter and icing sugar until smooth, then add the egg yolks allat once and beat until well combined.
2) In a separate bowl, sift the flour, cocoa powder, cornflour and salt. Add this to the butter mixture and stir until evenly combined. Shape the dough into a log about 2 inches in diameter, wrap and chill until ready to use.
3) For icebox cookies, preheat oven to 325°F. Line 2 baking trays with
parchment paper.
4) Cut the dough into slices about 1/8-inch thick and arrange them on the prepared baking trays. Bake for about 12 minutes, until they are no
longer shiny. Once cooled, dust the cookies with icing sugar.
5) The cookies will keep in an airtight container for up to 4 days.

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