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totenbeinli (swiss hazelnut cookies)

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

Totenbeinli means "legs".

yield 48 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For totenbeinli (swiss hazelnut cookies)

  • 1/4 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice, fresh
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 9 oz
    hazelnuts, coarsely chopped

How To Make totenbeinli (swiss hazelnut cookies)

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • 2
    Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition, then stir in the orange juice, lemon zest, and cinnamon.
  • 3
    Fold in the flour and hazelnuts, mixing just enough to evenly combine.
  • 4
    Form into 1/2 inch by 3 inch sticks, and place onto a baking sheet 1 inch apart.
  • 5
    Bake until brown around the edges, about 15 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack before serving.

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