Mailänderli

These are lovely, easy and festive cookies!
Mailanderli
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Ready in
45 m

Mailänderli are lemon-flavored shortbread cookies which are very popular in Switzerland. These are great to make with your kids and cut out all the different shapes you want.

50
Servings
90
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
50

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 4 Cups flour
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • zest from 1 lemon
  • sprinkles for decoration

Directions

In a mixer, beat the butter, sugar and salt until creamy.

Add the eggs and the lemon zest. Change to the dough hook attachment and gradually add the flour until it becomes a dough.

Divide the dough into 2 balls, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Dust a large surface with flour and roll out your dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut the dough with whichever cookie cutters you choose. Add sprinkles on top.

Bake for 12-20 minutes until golden brown.

Let cool.

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
12%
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Protein
1g
2%
Carbs
13g
4%
Vitamin A
33µg
4%
Vitamin C
0.6mg
1%
Vitamin E
0.1mg
0.6%
Vitamin K
0.4µg
0.4%
Calcium
4mg
N/A
Fiber
0.3g
1.2%
Folate (food)
4µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
4µg
1%
Iron
0.1mg
0.8%
Magnesium
2mg
1%
Monounsaturated
1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.1mg
0.6%
Phosphorus
14mg
2%
Polyunsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Potassium
14mg
N/A
Sodium
48mg
2%
Sugars, added
5g
N/A
Trans
0.1g
N/A