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                  WEIHNACHT PLAETZCHEN (CHRISTMAS COOKIES)
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holidays
                 German
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Butter
      3/4   c            Sugar
    3                    Egg yolks
    2 1/2   c            Flour
    1       t            Vanilla OR lemon extract
      1/4   ts           Almond extract
                         -----DECORATE WITH-----
                         Colored sugar
                         Nuts
                         Candied cherries
 
   Cream butter and sugar thoroughly.  Add well-beaten
   egg yolks, add extracts.  Mix in half the flour, then
   turn on a floured board and knead in balance of flour.
   
   Roll out and cut with Christmas tree, star and Santa
   Claus cutters.
   
   Place on greased baking sheet.
   
   Bake at 375ø.
   
   Decorate with colored sugar, nuts and candied cherries.
   
   ~ Mrs. W. A. Nettle typed & posted by teri chesser 7.95
  
 
 
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