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
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

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