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Kichlach, Butter (D, TNT)
Source: My grandmother Anna Futran Finkelstein Z'L
Yield: Approximately 100

1/2kg (4-1/2 cups) flour
4 tsp. baking powder
100g (1 stick) butter
Lemon zest of 1 lemon, grated
2 tbsp. heavy cream
1/2kg (3-1/4 cups) sugar
2 eggs
1 egg, to brush cookies

Mix dry ingredients, and break the butter with your fingertips; add heavy cream and eggs and work the dough until you can stretch it.

If dough is too hard to work, add a little milk.

Knead until dough is thin, and cut with your favorite cookie cutters or a little glass.

Put in greased cookie sheet and brush with beaten egg. Bake in medium heat (350°F) without letting them get to be too golden.

Poster's Notes:
These are my Oma's cookies, They are golden, flat, crumbly, and delicious with lots of butter.

I grew up craving these cookies. We were allowed to have only two of them at a time, only in special occasions when we could eat more. I used to melt each bite against my palate with my tongue (don't laugh), to let them last more time.

You can use whatever cookie cutter you have, my Oma used shapes of hearts, diamonds, clubs and spades, and Magen Davids.

Posted by Liliana Wajnberg

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A