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Austrian Chocolate Balls

Liz K Dec 22, 2008 08:32 AM

A co-worker brought these cookies in today. I consider myself pretty knowlegeable about all things Austrian-never heard of them. They're a small mound cookie with a chocolate glaze. A Googe search brings up a number of recipies, but I'm more interested in figuring out if these are really an Austrian recipe. Anybody out there know anything about them?

  1. j
    jpc8015 Dec 28, 2008 04:59 AM

    I think I have heard of something similar. We call them German balls and my wife loves them.

    1. Candice Dec 27, 2008 06:57 PM

      Maybe check out the new "Field Guide to Cookies: How to Identify and Bake Virtually Every Cookie Imaginable" that came out this year for some info. Seems like they would be in there.

      1. l
        Liz K Dec 27, 2008 11:19 AM

        So, NOBODY knows anything about these cookies? How far back does anybody remember seeing them? I'm just curious-NOT looking for recipies!

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        1. re: Liz K
          dolores Dec 28, 2008 02:07 AM

          You're welcome.

          1. re: dolores
            Liz K Dec 28, 2008 07:12 AM


            All I saw at the link you provided was a recipe. Did I miss something?

        2. d
          dolores Dec 22, 2008 11:18 AM

          Liz K, I found this:


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