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Berlinerkranser

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Makes about 36

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 hard cooked egg yolk, sieved
1 raw egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 slightly beaten egg white
1/3 cup (14) sugar cubes, crushed

Beat butter for 30 seconds. Add powdered sugar and beat until fluffy. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla. Stir in flour. Cover and chill one hour. Preheat oven to 325 F. Work with a small amount of dough at a time, keeping the rest chilled until needed. Using about one tablespoon of dough for each cookie, roll into six inch ropes. Shape each rope into a wreath, overlapping (form a cross) about 1 inch from the ends. Brush with egg white. Sprinkle with crushed sugar cubes. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 - 17 minutes or until golden. Cool about one minute before removing to a wire rack.

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Reviews of Berlinerkranser:

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  A cookie baker  Nov 21, 2011
Would make this again.
I make these every Christmas and put a half marchino cherry where the dough crosses. They are beautiful and disappear quickly. 5 stars

  Theresa in Wisconsin  Dec 10, 2009
Would make this again.
Loved these! Not to sweet but they grow on you and soon you can't stop eating them. Yummy! 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Indiana  Nov 18, 2009
Would make this again.
These cookies are absolutely the best!!! My grandmother used to make these for Christmas every year along with several other deserts. These were always my favorites!!! Melt in your mouth nothing tastes quite like them.... FANTASTIC 5 stars

  CHuck in Wisconsin  Dec 7, 2008
Would make this again.
These are the cookies I ate with my Grandfather in the ice-shack with hot chocolate. They are best with some sort of hot drink 4 stars

  Anne in NC  Dec 16, 2007
Would not make this again.
We had no idea what kind of cookie this was before we made it. They turned out like those shortbread cookies you buy in tins at the grocery store, so we didn't really like them. They seem like they need some extra flavoring of some sort. Peanut butter? Lemon? Chocolate? 3 stars

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