Monday, June 8, 2015

German Christmas Cookies

Recently discovered Christmas cookie recipe.

German Christmas Cookies

Here's what you'll need:
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

1/2 C Butter, room temperature
1/2 C Shortening
2 C Granulated Sugar
1 Egg
2 C Sifted Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Cardamom

In a Stand Mixer with a paddle attachment:
Beat 3 - 5 minutes.

Egg and mix just to combine.

Sift together in a small bowl:
Baking Soda
Add this to the wet ingredients .
Mix just to combine and create a dough.
Put the dough on a piece of plastic wrap.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Use a 1 1/2" Cookie Scoop and place the dough 2" apart on a Parchment Paper lined Sheet Pan.
Bake 10 minutes.
Remove Pan to a rack to cool for 5 minutes.
Transfer the cookies to a rack to cool completely.

Peace in the Kitchen!

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