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Brunsli (Swiss Brownies)

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“Christmas brownies with spices and cherry liqueur for added flavor.”
5hrs 4mins
2 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sugar, salt, almonds, cinnamon, cloves, cocoa powder and flour in a bowl.
  2. Add egg white and stir until ingredients are evenly distributed.
  3. Cut chocolate into small pieces, pour hot water over the chocolate, let rest for about 5 minutes, then pour off all water except about half a tablespoon, stir until smooth. Immediately add melted chocolate and the kirsch to the other ingredients, knead to a soft dough.
  4. Roll out dough on a flat surface (it may be slightly covered with sugar), approximately 1/4" thick. Cut with a cookie cutter and put them on a baking sheet covered with parchment.
  5. Let them rest for about 5 to 6 hours or overnight in a dry place.
  6. Bake for about 4 to 6 minutes in the center of the pre-heated oven at 475°.
  7. Let cool completely before serving.

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