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 tampa

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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