Vanilla Kipferl (Asutrian Christmas cookies)
Get a taste of the famous Austrian cookies this Christmas. They are soft and crumbly, and you won’t be able to stop at one.
Servings 32 cookies
- 100 g butter
- 45 g icing sugar
- Vanilla seeds from 1 vanilla pod
- 125 g flour
- 35 g pecans finely ground
- Pinch of ground cinnamon
- Vanilla sugar as needed
Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
Cream the butter and icing sugar until light and smooth. Add the vanilla seeds until evenly blended.
Add the flour, cinnamon and ground pecans and mix until just blended.
Divide into 4 equal parts and shape each into a log using the cling film and chill for 45 min – 1 hour.
Divide each quarter into 8 equal pieces and form into a crescent shape.
Bake for 8 – 10 mins at 175 °C.
While still hot out of the oven dust with vanilla sugar. Repeat once cookies are completely cool.