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Sunday, December 6, 2009

Sinfully Good


Christmas Cookies that will melt in your Mouth


My Family has been baking these Christmas Cookies for several Generations


Even better when you let them "age" for a month

Recipe
Cream together 1 cup unsalted butter
and 2/3 cup sugar
Beat in 1 egg, 1tsp vanilla, pinch of salt, 1 Tb of orange rind, 1 Tb of fresh lemon juice
Add 2 and 1/2 cups of sifted flour
Mix until well blended
Cool (not chill) dough for 1 hour
Cut out 2 cookie shapes, same size, cut center hole into one cookie
stack cookies and fill with preserves
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes at 350 degrees or until barely colored.
Makes about 2 dozen cookies

Gina


2 comments:

  1. They look especially good! I love family recipes that have been passed down the generations.

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  2. Hi Francesca, these cookies are so easy to bake, never a failure. I have to ask my husband to hide them from me so that there will be a few left for Christmas. That is when they are really good.

    Gina

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