This is the ultimate "Brunsli-Recipe" (chocolate almond cookies) by Marianne Kaltenbach (a well-known Swiss chef and cookbook author) published in the book "Aechti Schwizer Chuchi" (Authentic Swiss Cooking).

1 lb ground almond
1 lb powdered sugar
3 oz cocoa powder
3 egg whites (if you are using large eggs you might need to add some additional sugar and almonds)
2 tbl Kirsch Schnapps (Cherry Schnapps)
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves

Mix all ingredients. Roll out on a surface covered with sugar, roll dough to about ½ inch thickness. Cut out cookies with a 2 inch cookie cutter (heart or star shaped) and transfer onto baking pan lined with parchment paper. Let the formed cookies stand for about 2 hours at room temperature
Preheat the oven to 350 and bake cookies for 5-6 minutes. Don't bake them too long or they will become very hard.
E-mailed by Silke Meyns from Zürich

Another Brunsli recipe using chocolate instead of cocoa powder can be found here.

save time - shop online

Christmas Cookie Recipes | Santa Claus & Rudolf Reindeer

 

Home Cakes Recipes Wedding Cakes Cake Supplies Books
Jobs Food Talk Coupons Site Search Baking Shop Magazines
Send mail to PastryWiz with questions or comments about this web site.
Receive recipes by e-mail! Register for the PastryWiz Recipe mailing list.
Name: Email:

Copyright © 1996 - 2004 PastryWiz