Category : Desserts
Author : Olga Drozd
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Date : 19/06/2003
Ukrainian Snow Cap Cookies:It is always a pleasure to serve these regal-looking cookies with a baked-on topping. 1 cup sifted flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup butter3 egg yolks1 tablespoon rich milk or cream3 egg whites1 1/4 cups confectioners' (icing) sugar1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts1 cup coconut
Sift the flour with the dry ingredients. Cream the butter; add the egg yolks, one at a time, and continue creaming. Stir in the milk or cream. Add the flour and mix thoroughly. The dough should be light. Chill for easier handling. Roll thin and cut into small rounds. Prepare the topping by beating the egg whites until stiff; add the sugar gradually, beating constantly. Fold in the walnuts and coconut. Place the rounds on a greased baking sheet and top each with the meringue. Bake in a moderate oven (350 degrees F.) for about 12 minutes, or until delicately browned.
Good quality cherries will be large, firm and have even deep-red coloring.
Avoid cherries that are soft, have wrinkled skin, are leaking and sticky (...)
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