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Mailänderli

These are lovely, easy and festive cookies!
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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.

Ready in
45 m
50
Servings
90
Calories Per Serving

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
Servings50
Calories Per Serving90
Total Fat4g6%
Sugar5gN/A
Saturated2g12%
Cholesterol16mg5%
Protein1g2%
Carbs13g4%
Vitamin A33µg4%
Vitamin C0.6mg1%
Vitamin E0.1mg0.6%
Vitamin K0.4µg0.4%
Calcium4mgN/A
Fiber0.3g1.2%
Folate (food)4µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)4µg1%
Iron0.1mg0.8%
Magnesium2mg1%
Monounsaturated1gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.1mg0.6%
Phosphorus14mg2%
Polyunsaturated0.2gN/A
Potassium14mgN/A
Sodium48mg2%
Sugars, added5gN/A
Trans0.1gN/A