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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 100.8
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.7 mg
  • Sodium: 14.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Berlinerkranser

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

Introduction

These cookies are among the most favorite in Norwegian holiday baking. They are a little tricky to make, but if you persevere you will be rewarded with a buttery almond cookie with the unique ingredient of hard boiled egg yolks! A gorgeous addition to the holiday table! These cookies are among the most favorite in Norwegian holiday baking. They are a little tricky to make, but if you persevere you will be rewarded with a buttery almond cookie with the unique ingredient of hard boiled egg yolks! A gorgeous addition to the holiday table!
Number of Servings: 48

Ingredients

    3/4 cup shortening
    1/4 cup butter
    1 cup powdered sugar
    2 large hard-boiled egg yolks, mashed
    2 large eggs, separated
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon almond extract
    1 1/4 cups flour
    1 cup whole-wheat flour
    Green colored sugar
    12 red candied cherries, cut into quarters

Directions

In the bowl of an electric mixer combine Butter Flavor Crisco Shortening and confectioners' sugar; beat at medium speed until well blended.
Beat in hard-boiled egg yolks, uncooked egg yolks, vanilla and almond extracts. Beat in flour, 1/4 cup at a time, until well blended. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours. Let dough stand at room temperature until it becomes easy to handle.
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Divide dough into 2 equal portions. Cut each portion into 24 equal pieces. Roll each piece of dough into a 5-inch long rope. Form each rope into wreath or loop 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet, overlapping both ends.
Brush each wreath with beaten egg white; sprinkle with colored sugar crystals. Lightly press cherry piece into top of each wreath.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Number of Servings: 48

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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