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Carmens

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Egg yolks 4 , beaten
  Egg whites 2 , beaten
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Pastry flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 3 , beaten stiff
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350° F
2. Line a cookie sheet with grease proof paper.

MAKING
3. Into a large bowl, sift the flour along with soda, and spices. Keep aside
4. Combine milk and vinegar and keep aside
5. In a large mixing bowl, add butter.
6. Using an electric beater or a wire whisk, cream the butter until soft.
7. Add the sugar to the butter and continue beating until the mixture is light and fluffy.
8. Fold in egg yolks and egg whites into the creamed mixture using a spatula.
9. Gently fold the flour mixture into the batter, alternately with the liquid
10. Stir in vanilla.
11. Spread this batter on the mixture onto the prepared cookie sheet into a 3/8 inch thick layer.
12. In a clean bowl, fold the egg whites, brown sugar and nuts together.
13. Spread over the top using a palette knife
14. Bake for 40 minutes in the preheated oven until lightly browned
15. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes.

SERVING
16. Cut into squares.
17. Serve these delicate and brittle cookies with tea or coffee

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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