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Summer butter cookies

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the cookies

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the flour, the icing sugar, the cinnamon, the vanilla, the salt, and the butter cut into cubes.
  • Beat with the paddle attachment at medium speed, for 7-8 minutes, until the dough thickens.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 1 hour to rest.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Dust your working surface with the flour, place the dough on it, and dust with more flour.
  • With a rolling pin, roll out the dough until it is 0,5 cm thick and cut it with cookie cutters in summer patterns.
  • Transfer to baking pans lined with parchment paper and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Set them aside to cool.

For the glaze

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the egg whites, the salt, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, until there is a liquid meringue.
  • Add the icing sugar, the lemon juice, the water, and keep beating until there is a smooth, shiny, and liquid glaze.
  • Divide it among 4 bowls and leave one of them white, as it is. To one of the other three bowls add the yellow food coloring paste, the blue to the next, and the orange to the last one. Mix well and transfer to four pastry bags.
  • Decorate your cookies and serve with any ice cream you like and crushed cookies.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
9 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
10 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
22 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
10 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
21 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
3 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
2 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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