Ukrainian Tea Cookies (Bublyky)

Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Very tasty Ukrainian tea cookie. The hard cooked egg yolks makes it very rich and tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 juice and lemon, zest of, grated
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 5 hard cooked egg yolks
  • 12 cup blanched almond, ground
  • 2 12 cups sifted flour
  • 1 egg white, slightly beaten for glaze
  • 1 cup almonds, chopped fine
  • 1 cup sugar

Directions

  1. Cream the butter with the sugar and lemon rind until light. Add the egg yolks, one at a time, and beat well.
  2. Press the hard cooked egg yolks through a sieve and add to the creamed mixture along with the lemon juice and grated lemon rind. Stir in the blanched (no skins) nuts, and then the flour; mix thoroughly.
  3. Break off small pieces of dough, roll into finger lengths of pencil thickness, and shape them into rings.
  4. Mix finely chopped almonds with the 1 cup sugar.
  5. Dip each ring into a slightly beaten egg white and then into the almond-sugar mixture.
  6. Place the rings on a greased baking sheet and bake them in a moderate oven (350 degrees F.) for 15 minutes, or until delicately browned.

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