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The Healthy Nutty Food Critic: Krumkake (cookies)

The Healthy Nutty Food Critic: Krumkake (cookies): Ingredients: 4 eggs  1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour  1 cup of sugar  1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted (this is one stick)  2...

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