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Finnish Nut Logs Pahkinaleivat Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
MONICA KRISTENSEN
Added: Monday, November 17, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1/2cup plus 1/3 cup sugar, divided
3eggs, divided
1/2teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2teaspoon almond extract
2-1/4to 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1cup finely

Directions:
Directions:
1.Beat butter and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in 1 egg, cardamom and almond extract until well blended. Gradually add 1-1/2 cups flour. Beat at low speed until well blended. Stir in enough remaining flour with spoon to form soft dough. Form dough into disc; wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm, at least 30 minutes or overnight.
2.Grease cookie sheets. Divide dough into 8 equal pieces; with floured hands, shape each piece into 12X1/2-inch rope. Cut ropes into 2-inch logs; place on prepared cookie sheets. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
3.Preheat oven to 350F. Combine almonds and remaining 1/3 cup sugar in medium bowl. Beat remaining 2 eggs with fork in shallow dish until foamy; dip logs into beaten egg mixture. Roll in nut mixture to coat; place back on prepared cookie sheets.
4.Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove cookies to wire racks; cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature or freeze up to 3 months.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes about 4 dozen cookies

 

 

 

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