1cup of butter,room temp.
2/3cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond/Hazelnut extract
1 cup of hazelnut or almond flour
½ teaspoon of baking soda
1 tablespoons maizena
1cup heavy cream, boiling
250g milk chocolate
Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Add the extracts and mix. Add Maizena,baking soda and hazelnut flour(I put grounded hazelnut in dough).
Add the flour and mix thoroughly.Chill for 30 min.
On a lightly floured surface roll dough and Cut into small squares.
Transfer squares to a waxed paper.Bake at 200 degrees C for 10-15 min.
-Ganache: Place the chocolate into a medium bowl. Heat the cream in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Bring just to a boil.When the cream has come to a boil, pour over the chopped chocolate, and whisk until smooth.Allow the ganache to cool until thick,then whip with a whisk until light and fluffy.
Melt chocolate over a double boiler and dip half of each cookie into the chocolate.
Allow to cool.
Put the bottoms of two cookies together with the creamy ganache Filling.
Decorate with ground hazelnut and melted chocolate.
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