German Egg Yolk Cookies (Eier Kringel)

Recipe by Apple Princess
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READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Put the hard cooked egg yolks through a wire sieve. (To do this easily, press them through with your fingers). Add the raw egg yolks and mix well.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar; add the egg mixture and mix thoroughly. Stir in the flour, cardamon, and lemon zest; blend well. Chill dough for 1 hour.
  • Roll out small portions of the dough at a time on a lightly floured board to 1/8" thickness. Cut with a 2 1/2" cookie cutter. Brush with egg white, then sprinkle the tops with the sugar and almond mixture.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes, or until delicately browned.
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