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Cottage cheese and rye flour balls, or cookies?

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Cottage cheese and rye flour balls, or cookies?


Author: Aušra

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The author of this recipe says it’s cookies and in her blog they really look like cookies. In my case, they are balls and the texture is between cookies and buns. Therefore, we call them just balls. The first day they have crispy exterior and the next they are all soft. In my family, they are enjoyed in all forms. Just I have to hide some if I want to enjoy them next day. By the way, you can see from the ingredient list that all sweetness comes from just one tablespoon of honey, so in our opinion they are not cookies at all 🙂 But if you will enjoy them with a sweet drink, they will be perfect companions.

I still afraid to use rye flour in sweet baking, but these balls really fit here and encourage me to try other sweets with them.

Cottage cheese and rye flour balls, or cookies?

Time needed:
Yields: about 27 balls
Calories: 42 kcal / serving

Ingredients:

  • 200 g cottage cheese
  • 50 g butter
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g rye flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla sugar

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 180°C temperature.
  • In a small bowl melt butter and honey.
  • In a bigger bowl mix all ingredients. You should get sticky dough.
  • Line baking tray with baking paper.
  • With wet hands form small balls from the dough. Put balls on baking tray 2cm apart.
  • You can press slightly with fingers, if you want to get cookies, not balls.
  • Bake in an oven about 15-20 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

Source: magazine Готовим с детьми 2011-01

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