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Saint Nicholas Cookies Recipe

Makes: About 4 dozen cookies
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Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with parchment.

Step 2

In medium bowl, combine flour, almonds and salt. In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar and vanilla sugar with electric mixer until well blended. Add egg yolks; beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add flour mixture to butter mixture, mixing just until combined. Stir in fruit. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto prepared sheets, about 1 in. apart.

Step 3

Bake 8-10 minutes or until bottoms of cookies begin to brown. Remove from oven; cool 3 minutes. Remove to cooling grid; cool completely.

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all-purpose flour

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

Finely ground almonds

1/2 cup Finely ground almonds


1/4 teaspoon salt

butter, softened

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened

granulated sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

vanilla sugar

1 packet (.32 oz) vanilla sugar

egg yolks

2 egg yolks

dried currants

1/2 cup dried currants

finely chopped mixed dried or candied fruit

1/2 cup finely chopped mixed dried or candied fruit




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