Navigation Content Activities in Austria

Christmas cookies

Vanillekipferl have always been my favorite christmas cookies. Here is my grandmother's recipe, which is easy to make and really delicious. They also make a great christmas present for your friends....

 © Österreich Werbung

Ingredients:
150 grams butter
210 grams flour
80 grams ground hazelnuts or almonds
80 grams powdered sugar
one whole egg
60 grams powdered sugar
3 tablespoons vanilla sugar

 

  • sive the flour into a heap on a pastry board or into a large bowl
  • cut the cold butter into small pieces and mix with the flour
  • add powdered sugar, ground almonds or hazelnuts and the egg
  • rinse hands with cold water and quickly knead mixture into a crisp dough
  • Chill for half an hour
  • Form thumb thick rolls from the dough
  • cut into 1 cm wide pieces, roll and form crescents
  • bake at slow to medium heat (350° Fahrenheit) for 10-15 minutes, or until very light gold in color
  • roll the crescents in a mixture of powdered sugar and vanilla sugar while still hot

    More great Austrian recipes