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Birdís Nest Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Birdís Nest Cookies, by , is from Funk Family Favourites Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
*Marta Funk/Oma

Category:
Category:
 

Base


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Ĺ cup butter
ľ cup sugar
1 cup flour
Dr. Oetker vanilla sugar (2 pkgs) or 1 tsp vanilla
2 egg yolks
1 tbsp milk
1 tsp baking powder
ľ tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
Mix it together and leave while you put together the topping.
 

Topping


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 eggs (whites only)
1 cup fruit sugar
2 cups coconut
1 tbsp melted butter

Directions:
Directions:
Beat 2 egg whites until stiff. Add one cup of fruit sugar to the egg whites and whip again.
Add 2 cups of fine coconut and 1 tablespoon melted butter.

Roll out dough, cut cookies with round cutter, put one heaping teaspoon of topping on cookie, press down almost to edge of cookie. Optional: add marchino cherries or sprinkles, what ever you like.

Bake at 375įF Ė 5 to 10 minutes watch closely (depends on how your oven temperature heats)

 

 

 

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