Great cookies for Christmas! You can find the Thermomix conversion for these superstars here.
250g unsalted butter, softened
1 cup (160g) icing sugar
1 ¼ cups (185g) plain flour
½ cup (100g) rice flour
¼ cup (25g) cocoa powder
60g (125) dark choc bits
2 tablespoons icing sugar, extra
- Beat butter and sugar in a bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in sifted flours and cocoa, in two batches. Knead on a floured surface until smooth. Roll dough between sheets of baking paper until 1cm thick; refrigerate 30 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 160 C (140 C fan-forced) . Grease two oven trays; line with baking paper.
- Cut 25 x 6.5cm stars from dough. Place 4cm apart on baking trays. Decorate with Choc Bits; 1 Choc Bit in each point of the star.
- Bake stars 20 minutes; cool on trays. Dust stars with extra sifted icing sugar.
Prep and Cooking time: 50 minutes (plus refrigeration and cooling time).
Reference: The Australian Women’s Weekly Christmas and Holiday Entertaining 2010/11