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Christmas Cookies - Buttergebacht Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Olivia Farr
Added: Thursday, October 16, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs. flour or 6 1/2 cups
1 lb. sugar or 2 cups
2 eggs beaten
1 cup of cider
1 1b. of butter
pinch of cinnamon
juice of one lemon and grated rind

Directions:
Directions:
Mix everything together in a big workbowl or mixer fitted with a dough hook.
Let it rest overnight in refridgerator.
Roll out on floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Cut with shapes. Paint with egg yolk mixture and decorate. Cook in preheated oven at 350 until cookies are light brown (6-7 mins.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Lots
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I usually end up eating most of the dough.

 

 

 

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