Friday, December 17, 2010

Food Fight Friday - Vanilla Kipferl


Yay...It's Friday!

Time to host our premier
Food Fight!

and last day for the Giveaway!

You know what to do...
Grab a whisk and really big pot lid and take cover...
No no no...
actually it's much easier than that.
Just link up your favorite Holiday Recipe and join the party!
(Don't have a blog, but want to play...just leave a link in the comments!)

Remember to link to your specific Blog Post (not your blog)
then go on and check out what everyone else is slinging
Drop a comment or 2,
since slinging food and running is really bad form!

And go on...Grab a snazzy Button
You know you want one!

Choochmagooz




As promised
I'm Starting the first round of slingin'
with my favorite Holiday Cookie
Vanilla Kipferl

Every year we spent Christmas Eve with my Fathers side of the family...
and you can bet these where always on the table!
Ahhhhhhh...tastes like HOME



Ingredients
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 7/8 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla sugar (or 1 tsp essence)
  • 1 1/4 cups ground almonds

Directions

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt.
Cut in the butter or margarine, and mix until crumbly.

Add the remaining ingredients to the flour and mix until a dough forms.
Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Divide the dough into manageable balls.
Make rolls (ropes) that are approximately 1 inch thick.
Cut the rolls into 2 inch pieces, bend the pieces into crescent shapes and taper the ends slightly.
Place the kipferl on a baking tray and refrigerator for 15 minutes.
This recipe will make just over 2 pans.

Bake at 350 degrees F (185 degrees C) for 10 to 15 minutes.

While still warm, roll the kipferl in a mixture of icing sugar and vanilla sugar.

Enjoy!

So these are going out Christmas Eve
with a shot of vanilla steamed milk

What do ya say Big Guy in Red...
Reckon you got a Band Saw in that sack for me!?!

What are you slingin?!


15 comments:

21st Century Housewife© said...

Thanks so much for inviting me to join in the Food Fight! It's nice to 'meet' you :) I love the name of your site.

Dixie Mom said...

Everything looks so yummy! Got mine on here and can't wait to make yours!

Avril said...

Hello Mari!

So nice of you to stop by my blog! - I'm delighted to follow you back to your beautiful blog!

I will definitely link up to your "food fight"!

Happy Friday!
~avril :-)

Sara @ Mom Endeavors said...

Thanks so much for stopping by Mom Endeavors and inviting me to join the fight! :) Many yummy things!!! :)

Happy Holidays!
Sara

Rebekah Greiman said...

Thanks for asking me to join up in the Food Fight. I love a good fight. Did you see my uppercut...?

Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday said...

Thanks for inviting me to join in! And I love having another resource for great recipes :D

Patti's Artful Design said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog with those kind comments and the invite! I think I will join you and become a follower, as well. I hope you do the same! Happy holidays to you and your family, Mari!

Lynnie said...

Thanks for inviting me over! Looks like I BARELY made it in! Spain huh? We are in Japan so I can't buy anything either!

holly said...

Thanks for inviting me...I am always up for a good food fight! So many fun recipes here. Thanks for sharing! Love your blog!

Thanks again,
Holly
http://hallelujahsbyholly.blogspot.com

Linette said...

Thanks sooo much for the invite! The kipferl looks sinfully delicious!

Amy said...

Your Vanilla Kipferl looks wonderful and delicious. I'll make some to share with my family! :) Also, thanks for leaving a comment on my blog! Happy Holidays!

Lovin-Life-Piersons said...

Thanks so much for inviting me to the party!

To Sew With Love said...

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The Paper Princess said...

Thanks for the invite to your wonderful party!

Ramona
http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

Ashley said...

Sounds yummy!!

I'm your newest follower!
I found you through: http://lovin-life-piersons.blogspot.com/p/linky-parties.html

Feel free to stop by anytime!
http://ashleycreations-a.blogspot.com

Merry Christmas!
- Ashley

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