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A rich, crisp cookie, often served with tea in South Africa. Posted for ZWT 2006.
Make and share this Krakelinge (South African Cookies) recipe from Food.com.
- Preheat oven 400°F.
- In bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg.
- Sift flour and baking powder together and stir into the butter mixture.
- Roll dough about 1/4 inch thick. Brush with the egg yolk, then sprinkle generously with sugar and then the almonds.
- Cut into narrow strips. Form each strip into a figure-8 shape.
- Bake on lightly greased baking sheet 8-10 minutes.
sounds and tastes good it is simple yet eligant easy to make insuch little time