A tender and tasty vanilla dream!

My favorite recipe for perfect and easy-to-make vanillekipferl. Although they are traditionally a Christmas treat, our children have never complained about them when we baked them in the summer :)


  • 250 g flour
  • 210 g butter
  • 100 g almonds, ground
  • 80 g sugar
  • 2 packs vanilla sugar
  • 1 sachet fine icing sugar, for turning
  • 2 packs vanilla sugar, for turning


Step 1

Knead the ingredients for the dough together well. Then wrap the dough in foil and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Step 2

In the meantime, sieve the icing sugar into a large bowl and mix it with two sachets of vanilla sugar.

Step 3

Shape the dough into rolls with an approximate diameter of 4 cm. Then cut into approx. 1 - 2 cm thick slices. Form the Vanillekipferl from these slices and do not place them too close together on a baking sheet lined with baking paper. Bake in the convection oven at 175 ° C for about 10-15 minutes. When the Kipferl start to brown, they are good.

Step 4

Let the kipferl cool for about 3 minutes. Then place in the prepared powdered sugar mixture and turn in it on all sides. If they are still too warm now, they break very easily; if they are too cold, the icing sugar no longer adheres well. It is best to try again and again to see if they are firm enough.

Step 5