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Grandma Herts' Kifling Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shelley Herron
Added: Friday, August 21, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 3/4 c. butter
1/2 c. ground almonds +6 tbsp. (2.5 oz. akg w/o skins)
4 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Powdered surgar (used to roll hot baked cookies in)

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter. Mix dry ingredients except powdered sugar. Add melted butter to dry ingredients and mix well. Roll out mixture to 1/4 in. thick. cut into a crescent shape using a round cookied cutter. Bake until slightly golden brown (not sure of time). Roll hot cookies in powdered sugar and set aside to cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My great grandmother used to make these every Christmas. Not a Christmas goes by without one of us making them for the family to enjoy. They are so good!

 

 

 

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