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prep:
45 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Using an electric mixer, cream the granulated sugar and butter on high speed until fluffy, about 5 minutes. Mix in the baking powder and salt at low speed until blended. At medium speed, beat in the egg and vanilla. Add the flour in 2 additions, mixing at low speed, just until incorporated. Pat the dough into a 4 inch diameter disk, wrap in parchment or wax paper and refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.

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  • Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven and preheat to 375 degrees . Line a large cookie sheet with parchment. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out the dough 1/4-1/8 inch thick. Cut out 8 cookies using a 3 1/4 inch heart-shaped (or other shape) cookie cutter and transfer to the prepared cookie sheet.

  • Generously sprinkle the cookies with the sanding sugar. Spritz the cookies with a little bit of water (using a spray bottle or just flick with your fingers) to make the sugar sparkle. Bake until the edges begin to brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer the cookies to a rack to cool completely.

  • Let the sorbet soften until spreadable. Working on a parchment lined cookie sheet, place a rounded 1/3 cup scoop of softened sorbet onto the unsugared sides of half the cookies. top with the remaining cookies sugared side up and press gently to evenly distribute the sorbet; smooth around the edges with the back of an offset spatula. Freeze until firm, about 30 minutes. Serve, or wrap and freeze for up to 2 weeks.

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