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Vanilla Malted Cookies

Flavored with malted milk powder, these Vanilla Malted Cookies taste like a blast from the past!
Yield: about 3 dozen cookies
Author: Maryanne Cabrera

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup malted milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1 large egg

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, milk powder, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat together butter and cream cheese until smooth. Slowly add in sugar. Mix until combined. Add vanilla paste and egg. Mix on medium speed until combined. Add flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time on low speed.
  • Transfer batter to a large piping bag fitted with a large star tip. Pipe rosettes (or strips, circles) onto parchment lined baking sheets. Space cookies at least 1-inch apart. Bake for 14 minutes, rotating sheet midway through baking. Bake until edges are lightly golden brown. Let cool in tray for a couple of minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

*I used large star tip #826
ADAPTED FROMĀ MARTHA STEWART'S COOKIES