Springerle (molded christmas cookies)
Christmas Cookies German
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:55:54 AM. Recipe ID 17910. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Springerle (molded christmas cookies)
Categories: German, Cookies, Special, Christmas, Desserts
Yield: 12 servings
4 ea Eggs; Large
2 c Sugar
1 t Anise Extract
4 1/2 c Cake Flour; Sifted
: These cookies are made with a special rolling pin or cookie
Beat eggs until very light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar; beat for
15 minutes. DO NOT underbeat. Fold in anise extract and flour.
Roll dough 3/8-inch thick. Thoroughly flour springerle mold or
rolling pin. Press molds firmly to dough. Cut cookies apart and
place on greased and floured cookie sheet. Let dry overnight at room
temperture, covered with paper towels, or uncovered. Preheat oven to
375 degrees F. Place cookies in oven and immediately reduce
temperature to 300 degrees F. Bake for 15 minutes. Cookies should
not brown. Store cookies 2 to 3 weeks to mellow flavor. These
cookies are very hard and may be used for dunking in coffee, tee or
cocoa. For Christmas, paint designs with egg yolk colored with food
Makes 6 dozen.
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