German Kipfels

READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 85 cookies




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Put flour on counter.
  • Make hole in the middle to put other ingredients.
  • Add yeast, water, salt, vanilla, sugar, eggs, baking powder and butter to middle of flour.
  • Knead dough until all ingredients are mixed. (Alternatively, use Kitchenaid with paddle blade to combine ingredients. First cream together butter and sugar; add eggs and vanilla; whisk together dry ingredients and add to wet alternating with water.).
  • Roll a fourth of the dough out on to the counter to 1/8" thickiness (Make sure the dough is rolled very thin).
  • Cut dough into 3x3 inch squares using a pizza cutter.
  • Put 5 chocolate chips in the middle.
  • Roll dough from corner. Cookie should look like a crescent roll. Make sure to pinch the dough together so they don't unroll when cooking.
  • Place on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes.
  • Let cool for ~10 minutes.
  • Roll in powdered sugar using a zip lock bag.
  • Put cookies in container/ziplock and store in the freezer for best taste.