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Clothespin Cookies

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 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/4 ts Yeast
  • 1/4 c Warm water
  • 3/4 c Butter or margarine
  • 2 c Flour
  • 2 Eggs -- beatem
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 tb Sugar


Soften yeast in warm water and set aside. In large bowl cut butter or
margarine into flour like you would for pie crust. Add yeast mixture, eggs,
sugar, and salt. Mix well. Form into a ball and chill overnight. Cover
tightly. Divide dough in half on floured board and roll each half t o a 10x
1/2 inch square. Cut into 14 pieces 10 1/2 x3/4 inch strips. Wrap each
strip in spiral around length of greased wooden clothespin overlapping
edges slightly. Roll in colored sugar. Bake 300 degrees for 30 minutes.
Remove clothespin and cool. fill with cream filling and chill. FILLING; 1/2
cup sugar 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/3 cup milk 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Heat sugar and butter or margarine until butter or margarine melts. Remove
from heat and add milk and vanilla. Beat on high speed of electric mixer 25
mintues. Mixture will look curdled before turning fluffy. Fill Clothespins
pastry and serve.

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