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Schnecken Recipe

Serves 12

I know of no substitute for the vanillin sugar, you might want to check gourmet shops or specialty shops. Possibly a custard mix might work.


  • Cottage cheese
  • Oil pastry
  • Filling:
  • 1 oz soft butter or margarine for brushing
  • 2 1/2 oz raisins (washed and well drained)
  • 1 3/4 oz almonds (blanched and finely chopped)
  • 1 3/4 oz currants (washed and well drained)
  • 2 tbsp heaping of sugar
  • 1 pk vanillin sugar
  • Icing:
  • 6 oz icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp hot water (approximately)


1. Roll out the pastry to a rectangle 14x18 in and brush with the fat.
2. For the Filling: mix together the filling ingredients and distribute evenly over the pastry.
3. Starting from the shorter side, roll up like a swiss roll.
4. Then use a sharp knife to cut off slices about 1 1/4 in thick.
5. Lay these on a greased baking sheet and flatten slightly.
6. Preheat oven for 5 min at very hot (400F), then bake for 15-20 minutes.
7. For the icing: sieve the icing sugar (powdered sugar) and blend with as much of the water as will five a good coating consistency.
8. Ice the schnecken while still hot.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Raisin
Fruit / Berry / Currant
Nut / Almond
Cuisine:European / German
Preparation Method:Baking

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