KLETSKOPJES Dutch Lacy Almond Cookie

Kletskopjes

A Dutch Lacy Almond Cookie

KLETSKOPJES

1 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup flour

1 tsp cinnamon

butter, softened

1 cup chopped slivered almonds

DIRECTIONS

Knead all ingredients into a firm ball, Shape into marble-sized balls and place far apart on buttered cookie sheet. Flatten with fork dipped in cold water. Bake in preheated oven at 375 degrees for 7-8 minutes. The dough will melt and become lacy, thin and crisp. Cool on cookie sheet and remove with spatula.

Coarsely chop slivered almonds

combine with brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and 5 tablespoon softened butter

Knead together by hand, this is the tricky part…if it turns out dry or crumbly, you will need to add more softened butter. Start with 2 tablespoons at a time. The dough needs to be softer and fluffier than regular cookie dough.

butter your cookie sheets

Test your dough by baking just a few to make sure they will melt. If they do not melt, add a little more softened butter.  If they melt too much, add a little more brown sugar and flour to the mixture.

Roll the dough into marble sized balls and flatten with a fork

Bake at 375 degrees for 7-8 minutes

Cool on cookie sheet and remove with spatula

These beautiful lacy cookies taste amazing. The dough is easy to work with and to adjust. Don’t give up! These beauty’s are worth the effort to learn and then you have it down pat and can easily make them all the time.

Another sweet Dutch cookie is Adriana Runia

She is now with her husband, my cousin Gerritt in Heaven above

They are forever in my heart

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AngelaApril 8, 2013 - 11:10 pm

This was excellent! The only struggle was finding the right amount of butter. I used almost 1 entire stick but it was ooooh soooo good!

ElianaOctober 20, 2010 - 3:04 am

Wonderful pictures, I wish mine turned out half as pleasing…,

CoreySeptember 25, 2010 - 10:34 pm

I loved these.

JonnaApril 13, 2010 - 8:10 pm

Jessica,
I hope the funeral was just what she would have wanted.
She was a beautiful woman.
See you Thursday . . .

JonnaApril 11, 2010 - 3:58 pm

Jessica . . . this is a cookie that Kenny would actually like!
YUM.
I do hope that the funeral is beautiful. I’m happy that you have such a great picture to remember her.

I know what’s coming up soon!!!!!!!

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