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Christmas Rings

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You'll simply love the Christmas Rings from the European cusine. An easy to make snack recipe, the Christmas Rings is one of the best recipes that you can mouth! Please let us know if you agree with us.
Ingredients
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon rind.
Cut the butter into the flour mixture with a pastry blender or 2 knives.
Add the milk and knead the dough together into a ball.
Wrap in waxed paper and refrigerate 1 hour.
Roll out sections of the dough on a floured board to a 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut rounds using a 2 1/2 inch round cookie cutter.
Cut out the center of the cookies using a thimble.
Knead the centers back into the remaining dough.
Place the rings on a buttered cookie sheet.
Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with sugar and almonds.
Bake in a preheated 350° oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Let the rings cool on the baking sheet.
Thread red ribbon through the holes and hang the cookies on the Christmas tree.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas

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