Totenbeinli (Swiss Hazelnut Cookies)

Totenbeinli (swiss Hazelnut Cookies) Recipe

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Totenbeinli means "legs".


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1/4 c
unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 c
granulated sugar
11/4 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)


  • 1Preheat oven to 325 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • 2Cream 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.
  • 3Fold in the flour and hazelnuts, mixing just enough to evenly combine.
  • 4Form into 1/2 inch by 3 inch sticks, and place onto a baking sheet 1 inch apart.
  • 5Bake until brown around the edges, about 15 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack before serving.

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About Totenbeinli (Swiss Hazelnut Cookies)

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

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