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German Hazelnut Rings

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Ingredients
  Sweet butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 Medium (From A Medium Egg)
  Hazelnuts 1⁄2 Pound, ground (Unblanched)
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Meringue 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cream the butter with the sugar until light.
Blend in the egg yolk, then the hazelnuts.
Sift the flour with the salt.
Gradually add to the nut mixture; mix well.
Pat one third of the dough out onto a sheet of waxed paper which has been lightly dusted with flour.
Cover with a second sheet of waxed paper; then roll out to 1/4 inch thickness.
Peel off the top paper, then cut with a 2-inch round cutter.
Cut out the centers of the rounds, using a thimble.
Place the rings on a greased cookie sheet, spacing them 1 inch apart.
Using a pastry tube, or a small spatula and your finger as a guide, place a ribbon of the meringue around the rings, just in the center so that a rim of dough shows on either side.
Bake in a 325° oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned around the edges.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5446 Calories from Fat 3005

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 346 g532.4%

Saturated Fat 141.2 g706.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 672.8 mg224.3%

Sodium 1133.8 mg47.2%

Total Carbohydrates 552 g183.9%

Dietary Fiber 33.9 g135.4%

Sugars 322.9 g

Protein 74 g148.5%

Vitamin A 118.6% Vitamin C 23.8%

Calcium 37.2% Iron 126.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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German Hazelnut Rings Recipe