Palmiers are a buttery, crispy puff pastry cookies and very elegant...This is my kids favorite and disappear soon when out from the oven. After it bakes it bring lot of shapes and hence it is also called as Heart cookies, Elephant ear cookies, Butterfly cookies..
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Total time: 25 minutes
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Yield: 20 cookies
Source: Food Network
1 puff pastry sheets, I used Pepperidge Farm
1 cups of sugar
2 tbsp cinnamon powder (optional)
1/8 tsp of salt
- Thaw the pastry sheets according to the package instructions.
- Preheat the oven to 425 degree F. Line the baking tray with parchment paper.
- Mix sugar, cinnamon, salt together in a bowl.
- Prepare the workspace with 15 inch parchment paper.
- Unfold 1 pastry sheet on the work surface and roll the sheet in to 8x12 inch rectangle.
- Sprinkle about 1/2 cup of sugar over the top of the rolled sheet.
- Using rolling pin, roll the sugar into the pastry sheet.
- Flip the sheet to other side and do the same on the new side with about 1/4 cup sugar.
- Fold both longest sides of the sheet inwards by about 1 inch flatten with the rolling pin.
- Again fold the sides once more and sprinkle sugar and roll.
- Fold the pastry completely and roll finally.
- Cut the folded pastry into 20 thin strips and place them on the lined tray with space in between.
- Place the tray in the center of the oven and bake it for 5 minutes one side and 5 minutes other side or till it turn golden color. Transfer immediately to the cooling rack and serve.