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Old 11-29-2012, 08:26 AM   #41
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I love these cookies: Pecan Shortbread Cookies
My grandma's recipe for Pecan Dreams was very much like that one. We would make them into balls and roll in powdered sugar while still warm (I put the xxx sugar in a ziplock bag and shake the cookies to coat them). I use the same dough for Hershey's Secret Kiss Cookies--you wrap the dough around a Hershey's Kiss (foil removed) and then while warm, coat with powdered sugar.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:08 AM   #42
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I cannot wait to try the espresso cookies, they are next!
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:16 PM   #43
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This sounds lovely

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This is a german christmas cookie recipe my mother would make every year. Very easy to make, looks good and tastes delicious.

FOR THE DOUGH

250 g flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
125 g sugar
1/4 tsp salt
3 egg yolks
200 g butter, softened
125 g finely ground almonds or hazelnuts

For dusting the cookies

1/2 cup powdered sugar mixed with 1 pkg vanilla sugar

Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.
Make a well, add sugar. On top of sugar add the yolks.
Add ground nuts
Put pieces of butter all around the edges of the sugar
With your hands quickly form into a ball. Do not knead or over mix
Break off small pieces of dough and form into crescents
Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
Bake for 8 10 minutes @ 325 F
Cookies should be a very light brown.
While still warm sprinkle with sugar mixture
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:29 PM   #44
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I really like these cookies. They are just different enough from regular cc cookies to make them special for Christmas.

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Old 11-30-2012, 04:14 AM   #45
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They do look like they have attitude thanks Chops
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Making up another batch of wheat flour free hazelnut butter cookies (3cm x 6cm x 4mm) . They keep very well in the freezer and can be eatien without much, if any, thawing.
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