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Christmas Cookies Recipe

Makes 36 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla or lemon extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • Colored sugar
  • Nuts
  • Candied cherries


Instructions:

1. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly.
2. Add well-beaten egg yolks, add extracts.
3. Mix in half the flour, then turn on a floured board and knead in balance of flour.
4. Roll out and cut with Christmas tree, star and Santa Claus cutters.
5. Place on greased baking sheet.
6. Bake at 375 F.
7. Decorate with colored sugar, nuts and candied cherries.



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Main Ingredient:Nut
Course:Dessert
Snacks
Cuisine:European / German
Preparation Method:Baking
Occasion:Christmas
Dish:Cookies
Difficulty:Easy

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