Carnival time? Why not prepare these mask-shaped cookies made with shortcrust pastry, chocolate
and colorful decorations? Delicious and crumbly colored biscuits to celebrate the carnival in joy
Sift the flour and put it in a bowl with the sugar. Combine the butter, the vanilla essence, the egg and work with your hands for a few minutes. Transfer to a floured work surface and work until smooth and homogeneous. Cover with cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes
Resume the dough and roll out a sheet of about half a centimeter thick. With the help of a cookie cutter in the shape of a mask, make at least a 10 masks. Arrange on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper and bake for 15 minutes at 180 ° or until lightly golden. Remove from the oven and leave to cool
Melt the dark chocolate in a bain-marie, with the help of a bastardella, then cover all the mask-biscuits with chocolate, arrange them on a tray covered with baking paper, proceed with the decorations and leave to dry in the fridge for about 20-25 minutes. Remove from the fridge and leave to rest for a few minutes at room temperature before serving.