Ruiskakut (Cookies)

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large mixing bowl in an electric mixer, add softened butter and beat on medium-high for 30 seconds.
  • Add granulated sugar and beat until well combined with butter, scraping down sides of bowl occasionally.
  • Beat in rye flour and all-purpose flour on low speed until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  • Add water, tossing mixtue with a fork until dough is moistened.
  • Gently knead the dough until a ball forms.
  • Roll dough out of the mixing bowl onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Using a rolling pin, roll dough out to 1/8" thickness.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Using a 3 inch scalloped cookie cutter, cut out dough.
  • Re-roll scraps and continue to cut with the cookie cutter.
  • Using a smaller cookie cutter about 1 inch, cut a hole in the center of each cookie.
  • Re-roll the holes and cut out again.
  • Place cut out cookies on an ungreased, parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Using a fork, pierce each cut out cookie all over.
  • Sprinkle cookies with a mixture of both green and white coarse sugars.
  • Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are firm and begin to brown on the edges.
  • Carefully transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool.
  • Store in a container with lid.
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