Pieday Friday ~ Unicorn cookies

My brother gave me this beautiful unicorn cookie-cutter for Christmas. I know it’s a bit lame to admit it, but I’ve only just got round to using trying out and we’re already 6 months into the year! Oh well, at least I’ve made some unicorn biscuits now and my bro was the first recipient of the tasty ponies. Here’s the recipe I used:

Beat 125g/4oz of butter with 55g/2oz of caster sugar until smooth, then mix in 180g/6oz plain flour until you have a smooth paste. Gently roll out on a floured surface until the dough is 1cm thick then cut out your shapes and place onto a baking tray. Sprinkle with icing sugar and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes before baking in the oven at 190C for around 15 minutes.

pieday friday recipe for unicorn shortbread by cassiefairy

I had to make two batches of these sugar biscuits because my first attempt got a little bit singed around the edges, where the cutter has cut out very fine unicorn hooves and horns! I really had to keep an eye on them in the oven during the second batch! I decorated these beauties with melted white chocolate and magical pink glitter (that’s sugar sprinkles to you and me!) and they tasted very yummy indeed!

pieday friday recipe for unicorn shortbread with white chocolate by cassiefairy

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Cassie is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in lifestyle promotion studies. She loves to 'get the look for less' so regularly shares thrifty fashion posts, DIY interior design ideas and low-cost recipes on her blog.

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