Here is the patterned rolling pin that will make you the cookie queen
Small efforts huge effects! It’s possible to put stars in the eyes of gourmets and be able to trumpet to all winds “it’s me who made it”, here is a utensil that is a sensation in the kitchen accessories section: the rolling pin with a pattern.
For a change from the classic heart, star, or snowflake-shaped cookie cutter, the handmade, laser-cut wooden rolling pin offers a choice of original design to try (dinosaurs). But how does it work? With it just roll out your cookie dough, flatten it in one movement, and roll it happily on the dough to see the pretty patterns automatically printed while giving it relief!
Tips on how to make great patterned cookies
To make great patterned cookies, you need two things: cookie dough that is easy to work with and doesn’t puff up too much when you bake, and quality patterned rollers! With this roller, you can turn a simple cookie recipe into an original and artistic cookie.
Making the cookies takes quite a bit of time because you have to make the dough (with resting times), roll out the dough, gently roll out the cookies, and then make them with your cookie cutter.
Here are two little techniques that will help you make beautiful cookies:
Powder your roller with icing sugar so, the dough doesn’t stick to the rolling pin, and roll out the dough evenly using this technique (two sheets of baking paper or a freezer bag and two wooden plinths.
4 Patterned Cookie Recipes
Cookies with engraved roll
100 grams wheat flour
75 grams 110 flour
75 grams muscovado sugar
1 pinch of salt
75 grams of 82% butter
7 tablespoons of water
Preheat your oven to 180°C. Put the ingredients in the bowl.
Add the butter in cubes.
Add the water and validate the step.
Finally, validate the kneading step. Put the dough in cling film and chill for at least 1 hour. After resting in the fridge, roll out the dough in two stages using the roller, then mark the design with the pattern roller. Using a cookie cutter, cut out the cookies, place them on a baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and let them cool !
250 g of flour
125 g powdered sugar
125 g soft butter
1 egg white
A little skimmed milk
1 pinch of salt
Preheat the oven to 180ºC
Pour the flour into a bowl
Make a well in the center and add the softened butter, powdered sugar, egg white, and a pinch of salt. Knead the dough vigorously with a wooden spoon for several minutes
Cover the bowl with cling film. Let the mixture rest for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator
After this time, remove the bowl from the refrigerator and remove the cling film
Place a sheet of parchment paper on a baking sheet
Knead the dough again and place it on a floured work surface. Roll out the dough to a thickness of 1 cm using a rolling pin
Cut out dough rounds with a small glass. Place the dough rounds on the baking sheet covered with parchment paper
Brush the dough rounds with skim milk
Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes until the cookies are lightly browned
Let the cookies cool on a wire rack when removed from the oven
Store the cookies in an airtight container until ready to eat
Gingerbread Dinosaur Cookies
Discover our original gingerbread dinosaur cookie recipe! Here’s the detail that changes everything? Use a rolling pin to make a pretty Christmas pattern on the dough before cutting out the shortbread. A surefire hit with young and old alike!
1 rolling pin
1 cookie cutter
250 g flour;
125 g Icing sugar;
125 G Butter semi-salted;
2 teaspoons gingerbread spice mix.
Start these gingerbread cookies recipe by putting the flour, powdered sugar, cold semi-salted butter cut in small pieces, and the spices in the bowl of a mixer. Proceed to sand the dough.
Add the egg and knead. Form a ball and keep it in a cool place for 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin on a floured work surface, then give the last stroke with the rolling pin. Cut out with a cookie cutter.
Arrange the cookies on a baking sheet covered with baking paper.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
Salted savory cookies
- 200 g Flour;
- 10 cl Milk;
- 10 cl water;
- 100 g Butter;
- 2 Eggs;
- 1 egg yolk;
- Aromatic herbs;
- Grated cheese.
- cake rack – 1;
- cookie cutter – 1;
- knife – 1;
- borrowed rolling pin – 1;
- brush – 1;
- bowl – 1;
- wooden spoon – 1;
- oven – 1.
In a bowl, pour the flour and the butter in shavings. Mix and integrate the 2 eggs. Add a little warm water to obtain a smooth paste. Add salt generously (to taste, it should look salty!), pepper, and aromatic herbs. Let the dough rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Take it out and roll it out to a height of about 1 cm. Shape it into a square and cut it into squares or triangles.
In a bowl, mix the egg and milk. With a brush, brush each of the squares. Pour a pinch of herbs on each square. Then place a good clump of cheese on top.
Butter/flour the baking tray and arrange the squares.
Put in the oven, thermostat 180°C for about 25 mn (the cheese is grilled).