Recipe by pateruska
This is the recipe of Anna Bosnjak, cherished neighbor and mother of four wonderful daughters. It's a traditional Christmas Cookie brought to America by Croatian and Serbian Immigrants. Unfortunately it requires a special jazzbow cookie mold that is prized by their owners and handed down from generation to generation. I believe you could use any 1/2 inch deep mold if needed.
Top Review by Patricia P.
Perfect! This is my grandmother's recipe, and it's been lost from the family files. She came from Croatia when it was still Austro-Hungary. We have the mold, but not the recipe. Now if only I might print it!
- 1 lb butter, softened
- 1 lb confectioners' sugar (10x)
- 1 1⁄2 flour, all purpose
- 1 lb walnuts, ground
- 4 egg yolks, beaten
- 1 teaspoon clove, ground
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
- 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 1 fluid ounce whiskey (optional)
Directions See How It's Made
- Cream together Butter and Sugar. Mix in the other ingredients until a tender dough is formed.
- Coat the cookie mold with granulated sugar (this helps release dough from the mold). Tap out the cookie and place on a cookie sheet. If dough is too soft, chill it for about 30 minutes then try to mold these again.
- Bake at 375 degrees F for about 15 minutes.