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October 25, 2007

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Kimberly

They sound exactly like something we have here in Germany (originally from Vienna, Austria I think) called Vanillekipferl, but they are shaped like a moon. They are traditionally made for Christmas. In our family we start making them in mid-late November and then (if we can wait) they are put into a tin box until Christmas. The wait is tormenting, but the cookies taste fantastic after they have had some time to stand and let their flavors infuse. hmmmmm......

Wonderful post!
Kimberly

DeeDee

Kiki - YUMM. Ok now you know I'll have to make some of these. But I'll use B as an excuse, right.

LOVE YA! DEE

j

Those were always my favorite cookies that my mom made! How nice to see them again. I think this is a sign that I will have to make them for Christmas.

cath

Kimberly - I'd love to see a picture of Vanillekipferl -- the moon shape sounds so romantic!

Dee - you make these, Troy'll be on your case to make them forever. I swear.

J -- oh yes, yes make them! That way I can share this affliction with other people!

hani

Uh, Ki, you forgot to mention that Souris, as I recall, failed to actually MENTION to me that Kaly had sent her a tin full of cookies... I accidentally 'discovered' them while at her house on a sisterly visit!

Tanna

Oh praise be, I already have that cookbook! and now I have Kaly's recipe also. Have to try both right!?!
You make a really fun addicted cookie monster!

Kaykat

These sound positively decadent!

I love the pictures.

barbara

I'm planning on making some of these soon. THey sound delicious Cath.

Salena

I made these for a cookie exchange and you are right--they're incredibly addictive! I'm glad I counted them out before I ate them all!

Denise

These are my all time favorite cookies! My mom always made these for Christmas growning up and so this year, I made some as well. I think I made them too big but everyone disagreed and said that they were perfect size - you only had to eat a few of them instead of twenty small little balls! ;o

YourSmilingChef

My dear friend in Florida has been trying to break the ice with a professor that she's smitten with. I do believe these little nuggets will do the trick!

arla amara

i love these cookies and want to mail them to family, but they seem too fragile. has anyone mailed them successfully?

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