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Teebroedchen (Christmas Tea Biscuits)


Traditional German Christmas cookie

6 eggs
1 pound powdered sugar
1 teaspoon anise flavoring
4 cups sifted flour

Beat eggs for 7 minutes. Add powdered sugar and beat another 7 minutes. Add flavoring and flour and beat 7 more minutes. Drop by teaspoon on greased cookie sheets, cover them with a thin cloth, and let them stand overnight or for 8 hours. Preheat oven to 350F and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

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Reviews of Teebroedchen (Christmas Tea Biscuits):

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  A cookie baker in canada  Nov 12, 2010
Would not make this again.
will never make it again
no one liked them
1 star

  john in Ohio  Dec 20, 2009
Would make this again.
My Mother makes these every year, delicious, the hardest part is getting them to "cap" any suggestions? 5 stars

   Feb 9, 2008
Would make this again.
Absolutely wonderful.....but you need to use Extra large eggs, and I don't mean the ones you find at the grocery store. Best way to find them is at a Dairy or egg farm. 5 stars

   Nov 10, 2007
Would not make this again.
this recipe is awful. There is no way you can mix these ingredients and not have to use a cement mixer to incorporate the flour. I wouldn't EVER make this again--and I'm part german!!!!!! 1 star

  Barbara in Wisconsin  Nov 11, 2006
Would make this again.
Previously I used a recipe similar to this one but I like the simplicity of this one.
I love this cookie but usually have to plan ahead to make it because of the beating time and the overnight resting. It was our family favorite. The first time I made the older recipe I used a hand mixer and proceeded to burn out the motor.(That was years and years ago.)Now I use a heavy duty mixer just in case.
5 stars

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