Scandinavian Browned Butter Cookies "dreams"

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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 70 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a heavy skillet, over medium-low heat, without stirring, melt the butter and allow it to brown (it should take about 15 minutes).
  • Strain the browned butter through a fine sieve into a metal mixing bowl.
  • Place over a bowl of cold water and chill until firm.
  • Stir in the sugar, egg yolk, vanilla, cardamom, and salt.
  • Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Slowly blend in the flour until the dough is well blended and smooth.
  • Roll the dough into small balls, using about 2 measuring teaspoons of dough for each one.
  • Place the dough balls on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Dip the almonds into the egg white, then press one into the centre of each cookie.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until the cookies are set but not yet colored.
  • Transfer to a wire rack and dust with powdered sugar.
  • Approximately 70 cookies.
  • Scandinavian Feasts.
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