Homemade Pocky

Ingredients


  • Cookie Sticks
  • ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • Chocolate Coating & Garnishes
  • white chocolate, melted and tempered
  • milk chocolate, melted and tempered
  • toasted coconut flakes
  • chopped toasted hazelnuts
  • chopped toasted pecans

Instructions


  1. Put it together
  2. Mix the sweetened condensed milk with water and set aside.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt on low speed until well mixed.
  4. Add the butter and mix until the mixture resembles cornmeal, about 5 minutes.
  5. Mix in the condensed milk mixture all at once and continue mixing until it is fully incorporated and the dough forms a ball around the paddle.
  6. Transfer to a large sheet of plastic wrap, pat into a 1-inch-thick disk, and wrap tightly in the plastic.
  7. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  8. Preheat the oven to 300 F.
  9. Cut the disk into 8 wedges. Work with one wedge at a time, put the rest back into the fridge.
  10. Each wedge makes 2 sticks. Break the wedge in half and roll each half into a long stick shape
  11. Transfer the sticks to a parchment- or Silpat-lined baking sheet, setting the sticks ½ inch apart.
  12. Refrigerate the baking sheets, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  13. Bake until golden brown and crisp for 14 minutes. Rotate the pans at 7 minutes.
  14. Cool completely before coating and garnishing




Recipe source: buzzfeed