THE Vanillekipferl they are gods treats typical greedy Austrian Christmas tradition, also widespread in Germany, Bohemia, South Tyrol . It is about Vanilla cookies to croissant shape indeed "Kirpfel"Really means"Crescent moon"; made with butter, sugar, eggs, almonds pulverized e vanilla who give a taste And crazy scent! Once baked in the oven they come sprinkled with powdered sugar they assume a so crumbly texture from literally melt in your mouth! A truly unique goodness!
Like any traditional recipe they exist different versions and variants! What I give you today is there Original recipe of the Vanillekipferl from Vienna, from my book of Austrian sweets from which I also took the Sacher and the Linzer Cake
It's about a very easy and quick preparation! Theremeal in minutes, with a simple mixer. The time of rest in the fridge and you can form the croissants.
Just like the classic Christmas Cookies, they are great cold when all perfumes have settled, in any time of day: They are ideal for breakfast, snack and dessert; but especially to give as gifts together with gingerbreads, Pepparkakor, Cannalla Biscuits! Yes they also keep 1 month!
|20 minutes + rest in the fridge||12 minutes||32 minutes|
Quantity for 16 pieces
How to make Vanillekipferl (vanilla cookies)
First of all whisk the butter with sugar and vanilla until you get a frothy mixture
then add the yolk, always whip at high speed.
Finally add the flours and knead by hand to incorporate them for a few seconds.
Finally, put the dough in the fridge and let it rest for 40 minutes.
Then from the dough, pre-tied balls of 10 – 15 g each; stretch them and form croissants:
As you make the half moons, place them in a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
Finally bake in a static oven at 180 ° hot in the central part for about 11 – 12 minutes, the time that they can brown on the surface.
Remove from the oven and leave to cool completely, before sprinkling with icing sugar.
Yours are ready Vanillekipferl
They can be kept in a tin or biscuit box for more than 1 month.