AS

Christmas-Cookies.com

120 days until Christmas!

Follow Me on Pinterest

Start here to find
Christmas Cookie Recipes

Recipes and baking tips; all you need for the most memorable Christmas cookies ever. Over 570 recipes and counting! Browse our collection of scrumptious modern and traditional Christmas cookie recipes.

Type in Recipe name or ingredient to search.

Skip advertisement and go to Recipe Category listing

Buttergebaeck

Buttergebaeck photo by Melissa Cuppett	Opens photo in lightbox. Hit Escape or X to exit lightbox.

Sometimes also spelled "Buttergeback".

3 eggs
1-1/8 cup butter, softened
1-1/8 cup sugar
2-1/2 tablespoons vanilla sugar
2-1/4 cups flour
2 tablespoons condensed milk
1 egg yolk

Hard boil the 3 eggs in boiling water (about 10 minutes) and let cool. Peel the eggs and reserve the yolks. Discard egg whites. Pass the egg yolks through a chinoise or strainer. Beat the yolks with the butter , sugar, and vanilla sugar until creamy. Sift the flour and add to the butter mixture. Mix well. Wrap in plastic wrap and let chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet. Roll out dough on a floured board to 1/8" thick. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters and place cookies on cookie sheet. Mix the raw egg yolk with the condensed milk and brush the top of each cookie with this mixture. Bake for about 18 minutes or until lightly golden. Yield depends on size of cookie cutters used.

Note: Photo by Melissa Cuppett. Used with permission

Click to skip advertisement

AS


Reviews of Buttergebaeck:

1-5 of 9 reviews   Next >>

  A cookie baker  Dec 2, 2013
Would make this again.
I am German and these are German cookies they are very good 5 stars

   Dec 5, 2010
Would not make this again.
This was the worst dough ever to work with it. The flavour of the cookie was good but I will never, ever make this again. The dough is ridiculous. 1 star

   Nov 18, 2009
Would make this again.
awsome 5 stars

  jayjay in oklahoma  Jan 20, 2008
Would make this again.
these were the very best cookies I have ever had! 5 stars

   Jan 20, 2008
Would make this again.
they were very tasety 3 stars

Add Your Review!

Read the Review Guidelines opens in new window

  • Please rate:
  • Yes   No

Submit a recipe!

Share your original or adapted recipe

Go!

AS