Šape are one of the most popular, traditional Bosnian cookies and one of the most loved treats.
In English, šapa simply means a “paw“. Šape are made from simple ingredients, readily available in the household.
Bear paws are made for special occasions, such as: birthdays, feasts, weddings, christenings, Christmas and so on.
2 sticks of butter
1.5 cups of sugar
3 cups of flour
1.5 cups of ground walnuts
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 cup of powdered sugar
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