"Butterbrote" being prepared and served with a glaze.


3045 Min

A classic Christmas cookie for every taste: "Butterbrote" are popular because of their delicate flavor of clove and cinnamon. They are also ideal for decorating - for example with chocolate or glazes.

Ingredients 6 Portions


  1. 1

    Knead the room temperature butter with icing sugar, hazelnuts, spelled flour, Kotányi Cinnamon, Ground Cloves and the Sea Salt to form a dough.

  2. 2

    Chill the dough for at least 1-2 hours.

  3. 3

    Then roll out the dough to a thickness of approx. 3 mm and cut it out with a round cookie cutter (approx. 6 cm in diameter).

  4. 4

    Halve these and place on a lined baking sheet and bake for 7-8 minutes at 180 ° C in a preheated oven.

  5. 5

    For the glaze, beat the egg yolks, water and icing sugar until frothy.

  6. 6

    Spread the glaze on the cooled cookies and leave to dry overnight.

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