Milk Tart Thumbprint Cookies
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!
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Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
STEP 2 of 8Ingredients: 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. .
STEP 3 of 8
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.
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Cover it in cling film and refrigerate for about 1 hour while you prepare the custard filling.
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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.
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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.
STEP 7 of 8
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.
STEP 8 of 8
Place the biscuits in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes, until the cookies are a light, golden colour.