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“Cold day, time for some chicken soup...It's simmering away, filling the kitchen with such smells and memories. Then I remember mandlen, which are small pieces of dough that go into the soup. Here is a peek into my childhood...”
40 pieces

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Beat eggs and oil together until light yellow.
  3. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into bowl.
  4. Add egg mixture, mixing with a fork until it is too thick for the fork; then continue to knead by hand until smooth.
  5. Lightly flour work surface. Break off pieces of dough and roll into ropes about pencil thick or just a bit thicker.
  6. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  7. Cut ropes into about 1/2 inch size pieces.*
  8. Place on sheet. You can fill the sheet but don't let mandlen touch.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown, shaking the pan every five minutes.
  10. Cool completely before putting away (IF there is any leftovers!). Keep in tightly closed container, in cool dry place.
  11. Do not refrigerate!
  12. * Don't worry about being perfect, these are not pastries. They are for eating, not for showing!
  13. The amount of serving will vary with the thickness and cut size, so the amount I show may not be what you get.

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