Brunsli - Swiss Christmas Cookies Recipe

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Brunsli - Swiss Christmas cookies

Carolyn Haas

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@Linky1

Found this on a Swiss site. I'd heard of these before, but never had a recipe until now! (Cooking time does not include resting overnight.)


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Serves:

50 cookies

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

5 oz
sugar
9 oz
ground almonds
1/4 tsp
cinnamon
1/8 tsp
cloves, ground
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 Tbsp
flour
1 pinch
salt
2
egg whites
3 1/2 oz
bitter chocolate, melted
2 tsp
kirsch

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix sugar, salt, almonds, cinnamon, ground cloves, cocoa powder and flour in a bowl.
Add egg whites and stir until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
2
Add melted chocolate and the kirsch, knead to a soft dough.
3
Roll out dough on a flat surface (it may be slightly covered with sugar), approximately 1/2 inch thick. Cut out different shapes and put them on a baking sheet covered with baking paper.
Let them rest for about 5 to 6 hours or overnight in a dry place.
4
Bake for about 4 to 6 minutes in the center of the pre-heated oven at 250 °C (480 °F).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German