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Springerle Cookie

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Tyrolean Springerle is a cookie recipe which you will simply love. An effortlessly prepared baked snack recipe, the Tyrolean Springerle is a dish which will get you a huge fan following.
Ingredients
  Cooking oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Anise flavoring 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Heavy cream 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped hazelnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine 1 cup each cooking oil and sugar, 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon anise flavoring.
Beat until smooth.
Mix 4 cups sifted flour with 1 tablespoon baking powder and 1 teaspoon salt.
Add 3 cups of this flour mixture to oil, sugar and eggs.
Mix well.
Add remaining 1 cup flour mixture and work dough with hands.
Divide in half.
Wrap each half in plastic wrap, foil or waxed paper and chill at least 1 hour.
Place half the dough on a lightly floured surface and roll out to a 10-inch square.
Cut into 2-inch squares and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
Combine and mix well 1 egg yolk and 1 tablespoon heavy cream and brush top of each square lightly with a small amount of this mixture.
Top each cookie with a few of the 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts (reserving some for other half of dough).
Bake 15 minutes at 350°, remove from pan and cool on wire racks.
Repeat with second half of dough.
Store baked cookies in a covered container or covered with plastic wrap or foil for 12 hours before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Spring, Party

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