Brune Pinner
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Recipe type: Christmas
Cuisine: Norwegian
Serves: 20
  • 200 g ( ¾ cup + 2 tablespoons) butter
  • 200 g (1 cup) sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon inverted sugar syrup (lys sirup på norsk)
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 300 g (2½ cups) all-purpose flour
  • 1 lightly beaten egg
  • pearl or dematra sugar
  • chopped almonds
  1. Cream butter and sugar together well using a hand-mixer or standing mixer.
  2. After the butter and sugar have been creamed together, mix in the remaining ingredients.
  3. Remove cookie dough from the bowl on to a lightly floured surface and knead slightly for about 1 minute.
  4. Once the dough is slightly kneaded, section into 4 parts, and allow dough to rest in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  5. While the dough is in the refrigerator, preheat oven to 175C/345F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  6. Remove the dough from the refrigerator and flatten one section using a rolling pin on a lightly floured surface.
  7. Using a pizza cutter or a knife, cut each section into strips, place on the baking sheet.
  8. Brush each cookie slightly with the beaten egg, then sprinkle with the copped almonds and sugar.
  9. Bake the cookies for about 10-12 minutes in oven, or until the reach the desired color.
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