Follow this classic bredele recipe to make traditional Alsatian Christmas cookies specifically made for Christmas in France. Differently shaped, bredele cookies make a beautiful edible gift for your family and friends.
Preheat oven to 375 F/190 C. Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to a thickness of 1/6-inch/4 mm and cut out into desired shapes using Christmas cookie cutters. Arrange cookies on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
Brush each cookie with the beaten egg yolk and bake for 10 minutes. Let cookies cool down on a wire rack and sprinkle with icing (powdered) sugar.
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