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German Nut Cookies

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 2
  Sifted icing sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nuts 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (Mixed Almonds, Walnuts, Pecans Or Filberts)
Directions

Beat egg whites until foamy, add sugar gradually and continue beating until stiff.
Stir in lemon rind and cinnamon.
Set aside 1/2 cup of this mixture.
Stir ground nuts into remaining egg-white mixture.
Pat nut dough out, 1/3 inch thick, on pastry board sprinkled with icing sugar.
Smooth top with a rolling pin without pressing.
Cut in small shapes with a cooky cutter dipped in icing sugar.
Place on a well-greased cooky sheet and spread tops with reserved egg-white mixture.
Bake at 350F for 15 to 20 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Nut

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