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Made with hard-boiled eggs! Often a Christmas cookie but good any time.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
60
Yield:
4 - 5 dozen
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Ingredients

60
Original recipe yields 60 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In large bowl cream together shortening and confectioners' sugar. Beat in uncooked egg yolks and hard-boiled eggs. Gradually blend in flour. Cover dough and chill for 8 hours or overnight.

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  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and lightly grease two cookie sheets.

  • Roll out dough on floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into pencil thick strips about 6 to 8 inches long.

  • For each cookie, braid three strips and form into a circle pinching ends together. Place cookies 1 inch apart on cookie sheets. Brush with the beaten eggwhites. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until lightly colored. Cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

57 calories; protein 0.8g; carbohydrates 6.9g; fat 2.9g; cholesterol 13.3mg; sodium 4.5mg. Full Nutrition
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