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       Title: Aunt Lisl’s Butter Cookies
  Categories: Miamiherald, Desserts, Ethnic, Jewish, Hannukah
       Yield: 48 Cookies
  
 ----------------FORMATTED BY LISA CRAWFORD----------------
     1/2 lb Unsalted butter or margarine
            -softened (2 sticks)
     3/4 c  Sugar
       2    Eggs
       1 tb Brandy (opt)
         ds Vanilla
   3 1/2 c  Flour
       1    Egg yolk
            Chopped nuts and raisins or
            -1 egg white
            Coarse sugar coloured with
            -blue food colouring
  
   In a bowl, cream butter and sugar.  Then mix in the
   eggs, brandy, salt, vanilla, and flour.  Let rest for
   at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Roll out the
   dough to 1/8-inch thick.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
   You can either use cookie cutters or use a toothpick
   or knife to cut cookies out in any shapes you want.
   Place gently on baking sheet.  Then either brush with
   egg yolk or spinkle with nuts and raisins or brush
   with egg white and sprinkle with  blue sugar. Bake for
   about 10 minutes or until golden brown.  Use a metal
   spatula to gently remove each cookie from the baking
   sheet to a cooling rack or flat plate.
   
   Nutritional info per cookie: 83 cal; 1g pro, 10g carb,
   4g fat (46%), .2g fiber, 24mg chol, 10mg sodium
   
   Source: Miami Herald, 12/14/95
  
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