Ukrainian Tea Cookies (Bublyky)

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READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup butter
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 12
    juice and lemon, zest of, grated
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 5
    hard cooked egg yolks
  • 12
    cup blanched almond, ground
  • 2 12
    cups sifted flour
  • 1
    egg white, slightly beaten for glaze
  • 1
    cup almonds, chopped fine
  • 1
    cup sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream the butter with the sugar and lemon rind until light. Add the egg yolks, one at a time, and beat well.
  • Press the hard cooked egg yolks through a sieve and add to the creamed mixture along with the lemon juice and grated lemon rind. Stir in the blanched (no skins) nuts, and then the flour; mix thoroughly.
  • Break off small pieces of dough, roll into finger lengths of pencil thickness, and shape them into rings.
  • Mix finely chopped almonds with the 1 cup sugar.
  • Dip each ring into a slightly beaten egg white and then into the almond-sugar mixture.
  • Place the rings on a greased baking sheet and bake them in a moderate oven (350 degrees F.) for 15 minutes, or until delicately browned.
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