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       Title: Nusskipferl (Nut Crecents)
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 10 servings
  
       1 pk Yeast; active dry
       4 c  Flour unbleached, unsifted
       1 c  Butter
       1 c  Sour cream
       3    Egg yolks; large
            Filling:
       3    Egg whites; large
       1 c  Almonds; ground
       1 c  Sugar
       1 ts Vanilla
  
      Mix yeast, flour, butter, sour cream and egg yolks thoroughly until
   dough is formed.  Cover and let dough rest 1 hour. For filling beat egg
   whites until soft peaks form.
    Fold in nuts, sugar, and vanilla. Roll dough 1/8-inch thick. Cut out
   rectangles about 2 X 3-inches. Spread with 1 t of filling. Roll up jelly
   roll fashion.  Place on greased baking sheets and curve to form crecents.
   Bake at 350 degrees F. for 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool
   on wire racks and store in airtight tins. Makes 4 to 5 dozen crecents.
  
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