3 egg yolks, hard-boiled
4 egg yolks, raw
7/8 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla sugar
2 cups unsalted butter
3 cups flour
egg white
pearl sugar for dipping


Step 1

Mash the hard boiled, cold egg yolks and combine them with the raw yolks. Add sugar and vanilla sugar and beat well.

Step 2

Alternately adding butter and flour to the egg mixture. Chill.

Step 3

Roll dough into thin “ropes” about 1/3”inch thick.

Step 4

Cut into 4” lengths and form small wreaths, overlapping ends. Press down lightly to make ends stick together.

Step 5

Preheat oven to 375°F. Dip first in beaten egg white, then in pearl sugar.

Step 6

Bake on greased cookie sheet about 10 minutes. Makes about 7 dozen.

Ekte Norsk Mat–Authentic Norwegian Cooking is available for purchase, through the Vesterheim.

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