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S-Shaped Butter Cookies (Germany) Recipe

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Contributor:  
KM
Added: Friday, February 27, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick plus 1 tsp. butter
1/2 cup sugar
3 egg yolks, 4 if eggs are small
1 tsp. Grated lemon peel
2 cup flour
1 egg white

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Then beat in the egg yolks, one at a time. Add the lemon peel and continue beating until smooth. Sift the flour into the mixture, 1/2cup at a time, beating well after each addition. Shape the dough into a long roll about 2 inches in diameter, wrap it in wax paper, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or until firm. Preheat oven at 375F. With the remaining 1tsp. of butter, lightly coat two large baking sheets. Slice the dough into rounds about 1/3 inch thick. To shape each cookie, roll a slice of dough into rounds about 1/3 inch thick. To shape each cookie, roll a slice of dough between your clean hands and form into a rope about 4-5 inches long. Lay the rope down and with your fingers form the strip into a S shape. Arrange the cookies an inch apart on the baking sheets and refrigerate for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, beat the egg white until frothy and lightly thickened. Brush the top of each cookie with the white and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Bake for 1

 

 

 

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