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Krakelinge (South African Cookies)

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“A rich, crisp cookie, often served with tea in South Africa. Posted for ZWT 2006.”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
5-8 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 400°F.
  2. In bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg.
  3. Sift flour and baking powder together and stir into the butter mixture.
  4. Roll dough about 1/4 inch thick. Brush with the egg yolk, then sprinkle generously with sugar and then the almonds.
  5. Cut into narrow strips. Form each strip into a figure-8 shape.
  6. Bake on lightly greased baking sheet 8-10 minutes.

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