Sea buckthorn is a very useful berry, but not everyone knows how to use it and how to eat it. Many people do not like it raw, someone makes juice to drink it in winter, but we offer you a wonderful cookie recipe with healthy fresh sea buckthorn berries.
What are the advantages of regular consumption of sea buckthorn berries?
The positive effect that sea buckthorn has on human health was noticed in ancient Greece and by shamans of the indigenous tribes of Eastern Europe. For many centuries, remedies based on sea buckthorn have been used in traditional medicine. Berries show high efficiency in the treatment and prevention of many diseases.
A valuable property of the berry is considered to restore the energy and vitality of a weakened person, increase the level of hemoglobin in the blood, general strengthening benefits. A decoction from the leaves of the plant or berry juice can be drunk to heal injuries, accelerating the regeneration of the skin.
Sea buckthorn berry is useful in the prevention of sclerosis, the fight against harmful bacteria. It has a positive effect on the condition of the liver, kidney and according to some studies beneficial for digestion..
What kind of flour should we use?
To make unforgettable cookies with sea buckthorn, we suggest using pine nut flour. This flour is a very useful product with the pleasant taste and aroma of pine nuts. It is suitable for healthy, sports, and dietary nutrition and is ideally combined with the specific taste of sea buckthorn.
Sea buckthorn cookies with cedar flour will have a bold flavor and rich aroma of pine nuts. Of course, in the recipe, pine nut flour can be replaced with any other nut flour, you will get no less delicious cookies, but with a different flavor.
Cookies "Little Yummy" with apple jam and sea buckthorn.
" Little Yummy" is an appetizing cookie with apple jam and sea buckthorn berries, which are easy to prepare in the home kitchen. It is perfect for a tea party in a large company, and a quick morning snack with coffee.
To prepare this delicious cookie, you will need:
- Egg - 2 pcs.
- Sugar - 1/2 cup.
- Starch - 1/2 cup.
- Butter - 200 g.
- Soda - 1/4 teaspoon.
- Apple jam - 200 g.
- Pine nut flour - 2 cups.
- Sea buckthorn berries - 100 g.
Step-by-step cooking recipe:
- Mix sugar, starch, soda, and pine nut flour. It is advisable to use fine sugar and even better if it in powdered sugar.
- Add the egg to the resulting combination and mix well with a whisk.
- Next, you need to add softened butter.
- Now you need to knead the dough, then divide it into three equal parts.
- Put one third of the dough in the freezer, and roll out the rest on a baking sheet. Before that, we recommend covering the baking sheet with cooking paper.
- Next, we need to smear the dough laid in a baking sheet with jam and evenly stack sea buckthorn berries on top.
- Did you forget about the piece of dough that we put in the freezer? We take it out and put it on a grater, on top of a layer of jam and sea buckthorn berries.
- Now put the baking sheet in the preheated oven for 20 minutes at a temperature of 350 F.
- After taking out of the oven, the resulting dish should be cut hot in uniform portions: so that it looks like a cookie in its shape.
- After that, the cookies need to be cooled and put on a dish.
Now you can start a pleasant tea party!