Krakelinge (South African Cookies)

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Annisette

A rich, crisp cookie, often served with tea in South Africa. Posted for ZWT 2006.

Top Review by Chef anna of port t

sounds and tastes good it is simple yet eligant easy to make insuch little time

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven 400°F.
  2. In bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg.
  3. Sift flour and baking powder together and stir into the butter mixture.
  4. Roll dough about 1/4 inch thick. Brush with the egg yolk, then sprinkle generously with sugar and then the almonds.
  5. Cut into narrow strips. Form each strip into a figure-8 shape.
  6. Bake on lightly greased baking sheet 8-10 minutes.

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