*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              BERLINERKRANZER
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4   c            Butter (or margarine),
                         -softened
      3/4   c            Solid shortening
                         -(e.g. Crisco)
    1       c            Sugar
    2       ts           Orange peel, grated
    2                    Eggs
    4       c            Flour, all-purpose
                         Red cinnamon candies
                         -(optional)
                         Green food coloring
                         -(optional)
 
   Heat oven to 400 degrees F.  Mix thoroughly butter,
   shortening, sugar, orange peel and eggs. Blend in
   flour. Color with green food coloring, if desired.
   
   Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into ropes, each
   about 6 inches long and 1/4 inch in diameter.
   
   Form each rope into a circle, bringing one end over
   the other and through into a single knot. Let about
   1/2 inch extend at each end. Place on ungreased baking
   sheet. Press in red cinnamon candies, if desired.
   
   Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set but not brown.
   Immediately remove from baking sheet.
   
   NOTES:
   
   *  Norwegian wreath cookies -- These are decorative
   holiday cookies adding quite a bright, colorful
   aromatic touch to your plate of cookies.
   
   : Difficulty:  moderate (requires some dexterity).
   : Time:  1  hour.
   : Precision:  Measure the ingredients.
   
   : Cindy W.  Poehlmann
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