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Cass17
11-16-2008, 09:22 AM
Since we can't really do a Cookie Exchange I thought it would be a nice idea to post our favorite Christmas Cookie recipes.

Cass17
11-21-2008, 06:44 PM
nobody has any?

ScrappySam
11-21-2008, 07:57 PM
My M-I-L made these for ages and now a favorite I do every year. Maybe to go with the Russian Tea recipe on the thread. :)

1 Cup butter
1/2 Cups sifted powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 & 1/4 Cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 Cup finely chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Mix butter, sugar, vanilla thoroughly. Stir flour and salt together; blend into butter mixture and add nuts. Chill dough. Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes until let but not brown. While still warm roll in sifted powdered sugar and again after cooled. Store in covered container, makes about 3 dozen.

Penster (pjwlee)
11-21-2008, 09:17 PM
Cream Filled Cookies
“Our Family Favorite”

1 c butter
1/3 c whipping cream
2 c flour
1/3 c crystal sugar
creamy filling

Mix butter and cream together then add flour. Cover and chill till cold.

Roll about 1/3 dough to 1/8 inch thick on flour covered board.
Cut with small decorative cookie cutter, cover both side with crystal sugar, pierce with fork, place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 7-9 minutes or until lightly brown in a 350 degree oven.
Filling
¼ butter
¾ c powdered sugar
1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla

Cream sugar and butter add vanilla, mix till smooth, tint with food coloring. Pip frosting onto cookie and place another cookie on top. Store in covered container in refrigerator.

These are small cookies but really tasty.