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Alsatian Christmas Cookies

 
Alsatian Christmas Cookies
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Decorated cookies the grownups will love---they're loaded with toasted almonds and candied orange peel.

Yield

24

servings

Prep

125

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

135

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

½ cup sugar
1 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
1 cup almonds
ground, toasted
2 teaspoons cinnamon
teaspoon salt
¾ cup butter
softened
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
¼ cup candied orange peel
minced
*
1 large egg whites
beaten w/2 teaspoons water for glaze
1 x colored icings, prepared
*
1 x sugar
for decorating
*

Directions

Beat together butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.

Stir in flour, almonds, cinnamon and salt, blend well. Stir in orange peel. Wrap dough in plastic and refrigerate 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Roll out dough ¼ inch thickness and cut shapes with Christmas cookie cutters.

If not using icing, decorate with colored sugar or gragees before baking.

Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Decorate with icing, colored sugars, dragees, etc. Store airtight at room temp one week, freeze longer.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

almost 6 years

Outstanding flavor. Our favorite Christmas cut-out cookies.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 24g (0.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 11661% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 76mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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