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                         Nusskipferl (Nut Crecents)
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : German                           Cookies
                 Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Package       Yeast; Active Dry
    4      Cups          Flour; Unbleached, Unsifted
    1      Cup           Butter
    1      Cup           Sour Cream
    3      Each          Egg Yolks; Large
                         ----------FILLING-----------
    3      Each          Egg Whites; Large
    1      Cup           almonds -- ground
    1      Cup           Sugar
    1      Teaspoon      Vanilla
 
 Mix yeast, flour, butter, sour cream and egg yolks thoroughly until dough is
formed.  Cover and let dough rest 1 hour.  For filling beat egg whites until soft
peaks form.  Fold in nuts, sugar, and vanilla.
 Roll dough 1/8-inch thick.  Cut out rectangles about 2 X 3-inches.
 Spread with 1 t of filling.  Roll up jelly roll fashion.  Place on greased baking
sheets and curve to form crecents.  Bake at 350 degrees F. for 15 to 20 minutes,
or until lightly browned.  Cool on wire racks and store in airtight tins. Makes 4
to 5 dozen crecents.
 
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 Nutr. Assoc. : 1660 568 0 0 532 0 531 16 0 1554