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Vanillekipferl have always been my favorite christmas cookies. Here is my grandmother's recipe, which is easy to make and really delicious. They are also a great christmas present....
Vanillekipferl zur Weihnachtszeit © Österreich Werbung / allOver/PBAVanillekipferl zur Weihnachtszeit © Österreich Werbung / allOver/PBA
  • 5 oz. butter
  • 7.4 oz. flour
  • 2.8 oz. ground hazelnuts or almonds
  • 2.8 oz. powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 oz. powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla sugar


How to make it
  • sieve 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

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