Alsatian Christmas Cookies (#1980)

Serves
Ready
24
2.2
Hours
Prep
Cook
2.1
Hours
10
Minutes
Categories
Cookies Desserts Christmas French German
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/3 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Almonds ground, toasted
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/3 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Butter softened
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup Candied Orange Peel minced
  • 1 large Egg Whites beaten w/2 teaspoons water for glaze
  • 1 Colored Icings, Prepared
  • 1 Sugar for decorating

Directions

  1. Beat together butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  2. Stir in flour, almonds, cinnamon and salt, blend well. Stir in orange peel. Wrap dough in plastic and refrigerate 2 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degree f. Roll out dough 1/4 inch thickness and cut shapes with christmas cookie cutters.
  4. If not using icing, decorate with colored sugar or gragees before baking.
  5. Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Decorate with icing, colored sugars, dragees, etc. Store airtight at room temp one week, freeze longer.
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