Glazed Vanilla Cookies (Pryaniki)

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Ingredients

    • 2 egg yolks from large eggs

 

    • 1 3/4 cups of sugar

 

    • 2 cups of sour cream

 

    • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda

 

    • 1/2 of a lemon

 

    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  •  
    • 3 cups of flour, unbleached

Glaze:

  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 1/2 cups of powdered sugar

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Directions:

  • Separate egg yolks from egg whites from 2 large eggs.
  • Beat 2 egg yolks with 1 3/4 cups of sugar.

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  • In a little bowl, squeeze out juice from 1/2 a lemon, and mix it with 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda. It will foam, add to the eggs and sugar.
  • Add 2 cups of sour cream to the mix. Beat all together.
  • On low speed, mix in 3 cups of flour.
  • The dough will be a bit sticky. Transfer into a bowl, cover, and put in the freezer for 1 hour.

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  • After an hour take the dough out. Preheat your oven to 350F. Prepare 2 baking sheets with parchment paper (you can also just spray with oil).
  • Wet your hands, this will help you roll the batter into balls easily. Make balls and place on cookie sheets. Leave room between each ball.

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  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the the bottom of the cookies start to get a brownish color.

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  • While the cookies are baking, make the glaze: With a hand mixer beat together 2 egg whites for 1 minute. Then add  2 1/2 cup of powdered sugar and beat until well incorporated.

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  •  When you take out pryaniki from the oven, let them cool down for a few minutes. Brush the glaze all around each cookie. (The glaze will dry fast on the cookies, so brush the tops, let dry, then flip over and glaze the bottoms.)

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  •  Store either in a ziploc bag or in a covered dish.

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Glazed Vanilla Cookies (Pryaniki)

Servings: 10
Calories: 4948kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 egg yolks (from large eggs)
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour (unbleached)

Glaze:

  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Separate egg yolks from egg whites from 2 large eggs.
  • Beat 2 egg yolks with 1 3/4 cups of sugar.
  • In a little bowl, squeeze out juice from 1/2 a lemon, and mix it with 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda. It will foam, add to the eggs and sugar.
  • Add 2 cups of sour cream to the mix. Beat all together.
  • On low speed, mix in 3 cups of flour.
  • The dough will be a bit sticky. Transfer into a bowl, cover, and put in the freezer for 1 hour.
  • After an hour take the dough out. Preheat your oven to 350F. Prepare 2 baking sheets with parchment paper (you can also just spray with oil).
  • Wet your hands, this will help you roll the batter into balls easily. Make balls and place on cookie sheets. Leave room between each ball.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the the bottom of the cookies start to get a brownish color.
  • While the cookies are baking, make the glaze: With a hand mixer beat together 2 egg whites for 1 minute. Then add 2 1/2 cup of powdered sugar and beat until well incorporated.
  • When you take out pryaniki from the oven, let them cool down for a few minutes. Brush the glaze all around each cookie. (The glaze will dry fast on the cookies, so brush the tops, let dry, then flip over and glaze the bottoms.)
  • Store either in a ziploc bag or in a covered dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 4948kcal | Carbohydrates: 955g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 104g | Saturated Fat: 56g | Cholesterol: 629mg | Sodium: 1050mg | Potassium: 1261mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 659g | Vitamin A: 67.7% | Vitamin C: 39.7% | Calcium: 62.3% | Iron: 108.3%
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2 Comments

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  2. I’m going to make this pryaniki today.. They look good! Love your website, it’s so simple and great recipe you have ..!

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