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Bredele with coconut and chocolate (Alsatian Christmas cookie)
Bredele with coconut and chocolate (Alsatian Christmas cookie)
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Bredele- Alsatian Christmas cookies can be found in many variations of both the shape and taste. Most of them are made with baking powder, egg, flour and sugar as a base. Even though this version it is made with both coconut and chocolate it is not too sweet.

Ingredient List for 12 servings:
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125 gr Butter
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75 gr Sugar
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1 Egg
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200 gr Flour
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1 teaspoon Baking powder
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75 gr Grated coconut
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100 gr Chocolate
Oven temperature:
180 degrees Celsius
Instructions:
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Take out the butter from the fridge and so it becomes soft.
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Start the oven at 180 degrees Celsius.
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Mix the butter and the sugar with an electrical mixer.
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Add the egg in the butter mixture and mix it together thoroughly.
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Pour the flour thru a small sieve in to the batter.
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Add the coconut and the baking powder in the batter and mix it all well.
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Form small balls and place them on a baking sheet.
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Press down a fork on the cookies so it leaves lines on the top of the cookies.
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Place the cookies in the middle of the oven for twenty minutes. The cookies are ready when the surface is light brown in colour.
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Take out the cookies from the oven and let them cool down.
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Melt the chocolate and dip the cookies halfway in the chocolate.
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Place the cookies on a baking paper to let the chocolate dry.
A selection of recipes from the same country.
This recipe is from France , Alsace.
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This is a homemade recipe of one of the traditional Alsatian Christmas cookies bredele. It is a hard cookie with taste of cinnamon and covered with a meringue frosting. The Bredele cookies comes in many different flavors and shapes such as hearts, stars, moons or Christmas trees and etc.
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