Thursday, July 16, 2015

Polish Poppy Seed Cookies

makes 3 dozen

1 cup butter
¾ cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 hard boiled egg yolks, finely crumbled
2 egg yolks
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
poppy seeds
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water

Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla until creamy. Add the cooked eggs and egg yolks. Gradually add flour and salt. Refrigerate dough about 30 minutes. Using a portion of the dough, roll out to ¼ inch thickness. Cut into 2 inch round shapes and place on cookie sheet. Follow the procedure for the remaining dough. Beat together the egg white and 1 tablespoon of water. Brush tops of cookies with this glaze and sprinkle with poppy seeds. Bake 10-12 minutes until lightly browned.

David from Poland says: These cookies are great if you have guests over. Serve them with some green tea. Delicious! (made 16 cookies)

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