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Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies

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130 Min
Easy

The classic thumbprint cookies are simple to make, taste delicious by themselves and get a hacky upgrade with an iconic Milk tart filling that every South African will love – plus these are the perfect teatime treat!

Ingredients

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40 Cookies
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30 grams
NESTLÉ Cremora Original
120 grams
Self Raising Flour
30 grams
Custard, Fresh
0.2 grams
Salt and Pepper
120 grams
Margarine 70% fat
80 grams
Castor Sugar
60 grams
Egg, Whole, Raw, Fresh
95 grams
Nestle Full Cream Sweetened Condensed Milk
60 grams
Egg, Whole, Raw, Fresh
5 grams
Corn Flour, Whole-Grain, Yellow
0.2 grams
Spices, Cinnamon, Ground

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Instructions

130 Minutes
STEP 1
1 Min
Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
STEP 2
3 Min
In a small bowl, combine the Nestlé CREMORA Original with 4 tablespoons of hot water and mix until smooth and lump-free. Set aside. Sieve the flour into a medium-sized bowl, add in the custard powder and salt and whisk to combine. . Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies
STEP 3
7 Min
In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in the flour and custard mix and fold until combined. Once the dough comes together, shape it into a ball.er to beat the margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in the egg and the Nestlé CREMORA mixture and beat until combined. Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies
STEP
60 Min
Cover it in cling film and refrigerate for about 1 hour while you prepare the custard filling. Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies
STEP
2 Min
In a large, microwavable bowl, whisk the Nestlé CREMORA Original together with ¾ cup of lukewarm water until smooth and clump free. Add in the Nestlé Full Cream Sweetened Condensed Milk, the egg and corn flour and whisk until well combined. Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies
STEP 6
8 Min
Microwave on medium heat for 3 minutes, then remove the bowl from the microwave and whisk to prevent lumps from forming. Microwave again for 3 minutes. Remove the bowl from the microwave and whisk. Microwave for 1 more minute, remove the bowl from the microwave and whisk to ensure that the mixture is smooth and lump free. Set the bowl aside for 10 minutes to cool slightly.
STEP 7
5 Min
Using the back of a small, greased measuring spoon, press indents into the centre of each dough ball to make a “thumbprint. *Chef’s Tip: Use your thumb if you do not have a measuring spoon. Spoon the cooled custard filling into each indent, filling it to the top. Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies
STEP 8
20 Min
Place the biscuits in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes, until the cookies are a light, golden colour. Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies
Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies

STEP 1 of 8

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Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.

Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies

STEP 2 of 8

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Ingredients: NESTLÉ Cremora Original

In a small bowl, combine the Nestlé CREMORA Original with 4 tablespoons of hot water and mix until smooth and lump-free. Set aside. Sieve the flour into a medium-sized bowl, add in the custard powder and salt and whisk to combine. .

Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies

STEP 3 of 8

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In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in the flour and custard mix and fold until combined. Once the dough comes together, shape it into a ball.er to beat the margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in the egg and the Nestlé CREMORA mixture and beat until combined.

Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies

STEP of 8

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Cover it in cling film and refrigerate for about 1 hour while you prepare the custard filling.

Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies

STEP of 8

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In a large, microwavable bowl, whisk the Nestlé CREMORA Original together with ¾ cup of lukewarm water until smooth and clump free. Add in the Nestlé Full Cream Sweetened Condensed Milk, the egg and corn flour and whisk until well combined.

Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies

STEP 6 of 8

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Microwave on medium heat for 3 minutes, then remove the bowl from the microwave and whisk to prevent lumps from forming. Microwave again for 3 minutes. Remove the bowl from the microwave and whisk. Microwave for 1 more minute, remove the bowl from the microwave and whisk to ensure that the mixture is smooth and lump free. Set the bowl aside for 10 minutes to cool slightly.

Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies

STEP 7 of 8

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Using the back of a small, greased measuring spoon, press indents into the centre of each dough ball to make a “thumbprint. *Chef’s Tip: Use your thumb if you do not have a measuring spoon. Spoon the cooled custard filling into each indent, filling it to the top.

Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies

STEP 8 of 8

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Place the biscuits in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes, until the cookies are a light, golden colour.

Nutrients

Carbohydrates
6.74 g
Energy
33.83 kcal
Fats
2.9 g
Protein
0.92 g
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