Bolinhos de Areia


Literally, “sand cookies”

An old recipe for shortbread cookies from Macau.

Bolinhos de Areia, adapted from Sedaliza Luiz.     Read the original recipe | Leia a receita original

7 oz | 200g butter
4 oz | 120g sugar
10½ oz | 300g plain flour

Knead thoroughly the butter with the flour and then the sugar until all is well blended.

Make small cookies by hand and with the handle of a wooden spoon press the centre to form a hollow.

Place on a flat tray (there is no need to grease the tray) and bake at 180° for about 20 minutes.

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