Sprinkle Biscuits

    2 hours 10 minutes

    These are delicious festive Swiss biscuits usually made for Christmas Eve, but they are appropriate year-round. Try different colours of sprinkles.

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    Serves: 50 

    • 4 eggs
    • 1 1/4 cups (270g) white sugar
    • 1 1/8 cups (280g) butter, melted and cooled
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 4 cups (500g) plain flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
    • 2 egg yolks, beaten
    • 1/4 cup coloured sprinkles

    Preparation:50min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:2hours10min 

    1. Whisk the eggs in a large bowl. Blend in sugar and beat until mixture is thick and pale, about 10 minutes. Mix in the melted butter and salt. Gradually fold in the flour and lemon zest. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour or preferably overnight.
    2. Preheat oven to 165 degrees C. Lightly grease baking tray.
    3. On a floured surface roll out dough to 5mm thickness. Cut into desired shapes using biscuit cutters. Place biscuits on prepared baking tray. Brush with beaten egg yolks and decorate with sprinkles.
    4. Bake in preheated oven until golden at the edges, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool biscuits on racks.

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    Easy to make & very tasty - thank you for this recipe!  -  28 Nov 2008  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    I was very satified with the taste of this cookie. I think it could have used more flavor though. But other than that I would reccomend this.  -  19 Mar 2011  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    really good. a waaaaayyyy better recipe than the one my cousin found on google XD. it was easy to make with my cousin and good too^^ we some whip cream to make it fun at the end.. it was alrightXD. but other than our crazy addition, it was good^^  -  31 May 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)