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Chocolate marzipan cookies

Sara Manaure
3 min read

From the first days of December until the arrival of kings, eating cookies is one of the classics of the time. For this reason, I bring you some marzipan cookies with chocolate to share with your family and loved ones.

The cookies They are one of the fastest desserts you can prepare, because of how simple the preparation is, you can easily incorporate the little ones in the house.

This is perhaps one of the simplest recipes that you can get to make with simple shapes of stars, trees, gifts, etc. Although you can decorate them with colored meringue, you can also sprinkle a little icing sugar.

I do not take more time and I leave you below the recipe so that you write down the details and get to work.

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Marzipan cookies with chocolate.


According to the size you choose, with the following recipe you have the opportunity to get 35 delicious cookies,

  • ½ tablespoon of yeast.
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 30 grams of marzipan.
  • 30 grams of cocoa.
  • Salt and pepper.
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.
  • 300 grams flour.
  • Pinch of ginger
  • Orange zest.
  • 150 grams of unsalted butter.
  • 1 egg.

How to make chocolate marzipan cookies?

With this recipe you can have a good amount of cookies in about 1 hour.

  • The first thing is to melt the butter, we must let it reach room temperature before using it.
  • In a bowl we place the flour, the spices, the cocoa together with the yeast and the salt.
  • Sift the icing sugar and combine all the dry ingredients.
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Decorated marzipan cookies.
  • Add the marzipan, chopped into small pieces.
  • Integrate the orange, the previously beaten egg and the butter.
  • It ties everything together very well. This will give you an even, moist, and smooth dough.
  • Take out two portions, to transform them into discs.
  • Then wrap in transparent paper. Take it to the fridge and let it cool for about 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 170 °C.
  • Roll out the dough for one of the threads with a rolling pin, until it is about 3 millimeters thick.
  • Use pasta cutters in the shape of stars, trees, canes, etc. Make sure they are a good size.
  • Cut until the dough is finished. You can use one part first and the other part later.
  • Don't forget to put a layer of parchment paper on the trays.
  • Take the cookies to a tray that will then go to the oven. Wait 12 minutes, in this time the edges of the cookies should turn a golden color.
  • When the time is up, take them to a rack to cool. And here they are! Some delicious marzipan cookies with chocolate.

To decorate

  • You can opt for a simple but elegant decoration by sprinkling icing sugar over the cookies.
  • If you mix the sugar with a little water they will be left with a kind of glaze.
  • You can even add color, using different candies or adding food coloring to the frosting.
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Marzipan cookies for Christmas.

This is the perfect recipe to create gift bags filled with these delicious chocolate marzipan cookies that everyone will love.

If you store them in boxes, the presentation can look even more sophisticated, but regardless of the packaging, the great flavor that these cookies have is shared. Go ahead and sweeten your loved ones and friends with this version of cookies with marzipan and chocolate.