Soetkoekies (Traditional South African Biscuits)

Recipe by Norahs Girl
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READY IN: 25mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, ground cloves, brown sugar, and almonds in a large bowl.
  • Add the butter and cut into the flour mixture.
  • Add the beaten eggs and red wine and mix dough together vigorously until it can be formed into a ball.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough into a rough circle about 1/4" thick.
  • With a cookie cutter, cut the dough into 2-inch rounds.
  • Arrange the rounds about 1 inch apart on a buttered cookie sheet.
  • Continue cutting cookies, then brush each gently with the egg white.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Remove to a rack to cool completely.
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