Springerle (Molded Christmas Cookies)

Recipe by Mysterygirl
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READY IN: 24hrs 15mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 72 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat eggs until very light and fluffy.
  • Gradually add sugar; beat for 15 minutes.
  • DO NOT under beat.
  • Fold in anise extract and flour.
  • Roll dough 3/8-inch thick.
  • Thoroughly flour springerle mold or rolling pin.
  • Press molds firmly to dough.
  • Cut cookies apart and place on greased and floured cookie sheet.
  • Let dry overnight at room temperature, covered with paper towels, or uncovered.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place cookies in oven and immediately reduce temperature to 300°F.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Cookies should not brown.
  • Store cookies 2 to 3 weeks to mellow flavor.
  • These cookies are very hard and may be used for dunking in coffee, tea or cocoa.
  • For Christmas, paint designs with egg yolk colored with food coloring.
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