Monday, July 6, 2015

Horiknivky

5 hard cooked eggs
1 cup butter
1 cup granulated sugar
zest of 1 lemon
juice of ½ lemon
2 egg yolks
½ cup blanched, ground almonds
2-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 egg white, beaten
mixture of finely chopped nuts and sugar (mix to taste)

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper. Press hard cooked eggs through a sieve; set aside. Cream butter and sugar with lemon zest. Add egg yolks, one at a time. Add the hard-cooked eggs. Add lemon juice. Stir in nuts and the flour. Break of small pieces of dough and roll into thin logs, about the ¼" thick. Shape into rings and dip into the egg white, then into the nut/sugar mixture. Place on cookie sheet about 2" apart. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly brown.