RECIPE: Royal Mazurkas (Polish cookie)

Polish_Apple_and_Orange_Mazurka_image

A Royal Mazurka made with apples and orange, one of the possible varieties. Electronic image courtesy of Dessert Wiki.

Recipe provided by Tad Siembida

1  cup butter at room temperature

¼  cup blanched, ground almonds

1½ cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon grated orange or lemon peel

1 sugar

¼ teaspoon salt

6 egg yolks

In a large bowl, cream butter until fluffy.  Mix flour, sugar and salt. Alternately beat 1 egg yolk and 1/6 flour mixture into butter. Continue until all ingredients are well combined.  Stir in orange peel and almonds and mix well. Roll or pat dough to fit a greased 15” by 10” by 1” jellyroll pan. Preheat oven to 325. Bake at 325 for 35-40 minutes or till golden, but not browned.  Cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes.  Cut into fourths and place on cooling rack.  After cookies have cooled, cut into 2-inch squares.  Yields about 3 dozen cookies.

Polish Youngstown logo 12-13 2

© 2013 Metro Monthly. All rights reserved.

Join 3,592 other followers

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: