Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/4 c Butter; unsalted, at room

  2. temperature

  3. 1/2 c Sugar, granulated

  4. 2 ea Egg yolks

  5. 1 ts Vanilla

  6. 2 c Flour, all purpose

  7. 1/2 c Vanilla sugar;*

  8. 2 oz Chocolate, semi sweet;

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. "Toronto's Katinka Oszter shares her mom Eva's traditional Hungarian cookies recipe - Vanillas Kifli (vanilla crescents).

  2. Katinka's family looks forward to these. .

  3. " *Vanilla sugar is available in the baking section of most supermarkets, in bulk food stores and baking supply stores.

  4. Beat butter with sugar in a large mixing bowl.

  5. Beat in yolks and vanilla.

  6. Gradually beat in flour.

  7. Turn out onto counter and knead as you would bread until well combined.

  8. Form into a ball, cover with a bowl and let stand at room temperature for 2 hours.

  9. Preheat oven to 375F.

  10. To form the crescents, roll about 1 Tbsp of the dough in the palms of your hands.

  11. Then continue rolling to form a rope about 3 inches long and 1/2 inch thick.

  12. Bend rope to form crescent.

  13. Repeat with remaining dough, placing on ungreased cookie sheets about 1 inch apart.

  14. Bake on centre sheet of preheated oven for about 10 to 12 minutes.

  15. Cookies should be white in colour.

  16. To prevent breaking, cool on cookie sheets for 5 minutes.

  17. Then, while cookies are still warm, carefully roll in vanilla sugar.

  18. Repeat with remaining cookies.

  19. Cool cookies completely.

  20. Meanwhile, melt chocolate in a double boiler set over simmering water.

  21. When cookies are cool, dip tips of each cookie in melted chocolate, then set on waxed paper to dry.

  22. Per cookie: 111 calories, 1.

  23. protein, 5.

  24. fat, 14,2 carbohydrate, .

  25. fibre, 5 mg calcium, .

  26. mg iron


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