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Smalls or Beggarmen Cookies (Klenater, Klejner) Recipe

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Great Aunt Bev, Aunt Sandie, Nana, Mum, Great Grandma Carlson

 

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 whole eggs
2 egg yolks
1 cup sugar
tsp. salt
cup sweet cream
cup butter, melted
1 tsp. baking powder
Grated rind of lemon
1 tsp. almond or vanilla extract
tsp. powdered cardamom (optional)
3 cups flour, approximately

Directions:
Directions:
Beat eggs and yolks with sugar, salt, cream, butter, baking powder, lemon rind, and flavoring. Gradually add flour. Knead for one or two minutes and let dough rest for hour in cool place. Roll out to inch thickness. Cut in strips 1 inch by 4 inches. Cut a 2 inch split lengthwise in center of each piece. Pull one end of strip through slit to form a half knot. Fry in oil at 375 degrees for about 3 minutes, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with vanilla sugar.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Gourmet Club: Scandinavian Dinner, December 12, 1975.

I remember that Bestemor, your Great Grandma Carlson, made these delicious cookies at Christmas.

 

 

 

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