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Category: Cookies, Christmas

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------FROM LOIS FLACK------------------------------


CYBEREALM BBS (315)786-1120
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COOKIE (Ingredients)
2 c Butter
2 c Sugar
4 Egg yolks
1/2 ts Vanilla extract
1/2 ts Almond extract
5 c Sifted flour
Cookie press
Candied cherries
Tinted sugars
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FROSTING (Ingredients)
1 c Confectioners' sugar sifted
1 tb Water
1/2 ts Almond extract /or Vanilla
Food colorings


1. Cream butter, in a large mixing bowl, until it is soft. Gradually add
sugar, continuing to cream well after each addition, until mixture is light
and fluffy.

2. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in
vanilla, the stir in flour, a small amount at a time. Mix well.

3. Pack dough into metal cookie press and press dough out onto ungreased
cookie sheets. Decorate some with candied cherries and colored sugars.
Leave some to be frosted.

4. Bake at 400ø for approximate 10 minutes or until edges are golden.

5. Remove cookies from cookie sheet and cool on wire racks.

6. Frost undecorated cookies with frosting and decorate with colored
sugars. Frostings: (Make a small bowl in different colors: white, dark
pink, pale green.)

1. Blend sugar, water and almond extract / or vanilla in a small bowl. Add
a drop or more of coloring, to get desired color, and blend. If frosting
becomes too thin, add a bit more sugar, a pinch at a time. If it becomes
too thick, add a small drop of water, a little at a time.

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