Dancing shoes

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 25 Item
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Dancing shoes
  • 125 gram butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup (165g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cup (225g) plain flour
  • 1/4 cup (35g) self-raising flour
  • 1/4 cup (25g) cocoa powder
  • 100 gram dark eating chocolate, melted
  • silver cachous
  • 2/3 cup (150g) caster sugar pink, yellow, green and purple food colouring


Dancing shoes
  • 1
    Beat butter, sugar and egg in small bowl with electric mixer until combined. Stir in sifted flours and cocoa in two batches.
  • 2
    Knead dough on floured surface until smooth; roll dough between sheets of baking paper until 5mm thick. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease oven trays; line with baking paper.
  • 4
    Using a 8.5cm shoe-shaped cutter, cut 25 shapes from dough. Place about 3cm apart on trays. Bake about 12 minutes. Cool on trays.
  • 5
    To make coloured sugar; divide sugar among four small plastic bags. Add different colouring to each bag to tint sugar. Rub colouring into sugar until combined.
  • 6
    Spread cookies with chocolate. Sprinkle shoes with coloured sugar; decorate with cachous.

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