German Christmas Cardamom Cookies (Kardamon Plaetzchen)

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
½ cup/ 85g Sugar
3/4 cup/ 175g Butter
1 tbsp Vanilla sugar or 1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp Rum or water or brandy
2 cups All-purpose flour
¾ tsp Ground cardamom
¾ tsp Baking powder either German or American double acting
1 pinch Salt
4 ounces/ 100g Chocolate coating (or couverture)

Nutritional information

77
Calories
6g
Fat
10mg
Cholesterol
59mg
Sodium
6g
Carbohydrate
1g
Protein
Ingredients

German Christmas Cardamom Cookies (Kardamon Plaetzchen)

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These German Christmas Cardamom Cookies (Kardamon Plaetzchen) recipe creates a delicate biscuit with a warm and comforting flavor, especially made and eaten during the winter months. Cardamom has a wonderful floral smell and incidentally is a very good medical plant used to treat the stomach.

These particular biscuits are sweet and salty and with half the biscuit dipped in chocolate, it is quite unique and very delicious.

To make German Christmas Cardamom Cookies (Kardamon Plaetzchen), you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for German Christmas Cardamom Cookies (Kardamon Plaetzchen)

So, how to make German Christmas Cardamom Cookies (Kardamon Plaetzchen)?

Steps to make German Christmas Cardamom Cookies (Kardamon Plaetzchen)

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Combine butter and sugars

In a mixing bowl, beat together the butter and white sugar and vanilla sugar until light and fluffy.

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Add rum and vanilla extract

Add rum and vanilla extract and mix to combine.

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Combine dry ingredients

In a separate bowl, sift and combine flour, cardamom, baking powder and salt.

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Add to wet ingredients

Mix the dry ingredients into the bowl of wet ingredients until a stiff dough forms.

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Refrigerate

Separate dough into 2 or 3 rolls about 1-inch in diameter, wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours or more, to chill.

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Preheat oven

Preheat oven to 390 ºF.

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Cut cookies

Once chilled, remove from refrigerator and place dough rolls on a cutting board. Cut the dough at ¼-inch thick and place cookies on a cookie sheet. Flatten slightly by creating a crosshatch pattern on the cookies.

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Bake

Bake for 12-15 minutes until slightly brown. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

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Melt chocolate

Melt chocolate couverture according to the package instructions.

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Dip cookies

Dip cookies, halfway into the melted chocolate and transfer to wax paper to harden.

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Serve

Once chocolate has set, serve and enjoy!

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