Christmas Tree Cookies
360 grams unsalted butter, diced and softened
2 cups plain flour
1 cup rice flour
1 cup icing sugar
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 packet silver cake decorating balls
1. Place dry ingredients in a bowl. Add diced butter and vanilla. Rub in butter with fingers until mixture comes together to form a soft dough. Knead lightly to form a ball.
2. Cover with plastic and place in the fridge to rest for 30 minutes.
3. Roll out dough on a lightly floured board until 1 cm thick. Cut dough with tree cutter and place on a tray lined with baking paper. Decorate with silver balls.
4. Bake at 170ºC in a pre-heated oven for 15mins or until golden.