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Taiglach

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Ingredients
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Dark honey 1 Pound
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Powdered ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Filberts/Other nuts except peanuts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Candied cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salad oil 4 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 350° F.
2 Lightly grease a cookie sheet.

MAKING
3 In a bowl, sift the flour, salt and baking powder together.
4 Create a well in the center and drop the eggs and oil into it.
5 Gently work into the flour, mixing until a dough is formed.
6 Breaking off the pieces of dough, roll into pencil-thick strips.
7 Cut into even 1/2-inch pieces.
8 On the prepared cookie sheet, arrange the pieces.
9 Bake for 20 minutes or until browned.
10 Allow to cool.
11 In a pan, add the honey, brown sugar, ginger and nutmeg.
12 Cook gently for 15 minutes.
13 Carefully drop the baked dough into the pan and cook for 5 minutes.
14 Add in the nuts and cook for another 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
15 On a wet surface, drop a little bit of mixture to test, if it holds together, it's done, if not, cook until it does.
16 On a wet board, turn out the the mixture and allow to cool until easy enough to handle.
17 Slightly moisten your hands and carefully shape into 3-inch balls.

SERVING
18 Decorate with the candied cherries and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Jewish
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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