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Belgian Christmas Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2⁄3 cup butter
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
2 eggs
1 2⁄3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 cup finely chopped unblanched whole almonds
1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons red sugar crystals
2 teaspoons green sugar crystals

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter with extract; add brown sugar gradually, creaming until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together; add in thirds to creamed mixture, mixing until blended after each addition. Turn into a greased 15 x 10 x 1 inch jelly roll pan and spread evenly to edges.
Sprinkle a mixture of almonds and cinnamon over batter, then sprinkle with a mixture of red and green sugar.
Bake at 375F 10 to 12 minutes.
Cut into bars while still warm. About 5 dozen cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dz
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
37

 

 

 

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