A dozen of them, for my Valentine
Pink Rose Cookies
2 1/2 cups self rising flour
200 grams butter, softened
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla
1 cup sour cream
3 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 envelope instant vanilla pudding
a few drops pink food coloring
In a large mixer mix all the dough ingredients. Form a ball and cover in saran wrap. Place in refrigerator for 2 hours.
Meanwhile, Beat egg whites till foamy. Gradually add the sugar till stiff peaks appear. Add the pudding slowly, till combined. Gently mix in the pink color.
Divide the dough into 2 parts. Roll each part (approx 1/2 cm thick).
Spread the filling and roll. Sprinkle a few jimmies on each "rose"
Cut each roll approx 1 cm wide. Place on baking sheet and bake approx 20 minutes at 175C.