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Glittering Snowflakes

Post by Gameboy on Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:16 pm

Glittering Snowflakes
Categories: Cookies, Christmas, Icing, Address
Yield: 60 servings

2/3 c Butter or margarine
1 3 oz pkg. cream cheese,
-softened
1 3/4 c All purpose flour
3/4 c Sugar
1 Egg yolk
1/2 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Vanilla
1/2 ts Finely shredded lemon peel

"For a smooth glaze, dip the surface of the cookie into the icing.
Then turn the cookie right side up and clean away the excess icing on
the edges with a small spatula."

Powdered sugar icing Edible glitter or colored sugar

Beat margarine or butter in a large mixing bowl with an electric
mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add softened cream
cheese. Beat till combined. Add about half of the flour, the sugar,
egg yolk, baking powder, vanilla, and lemon peel. Beat till
thoroughly combined. Beat or stir in remaining flour. Divide dough
in half. Cover and chill 2 hours or till easy to handle.

Roll each half of dough into 1/8" thickness. Using a 2 to 3 inch
snowflake cookie cutter, cut out dough. Place cookies 1/2 inch apart
on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375 oven about 5 minutes or
till edges are firm. Cool on wire rack. Frost with powdered-sugar
icing and sprinkle with edible glitter or colored sugar. Makes about
60

Powdered sugar icing: Stir together 1-1/2 cups sifted powdered
sugar, 1/4 tsp. vanilla, and 1 to 2 Tbsp. milk till of spreading
consistency.

Note: The 2 and 3 inch snowflake cutters and edible glitter are
available by mail from Maid of Scandinavia, 3244 Raleigh Ave.,
Minneapolis, MN 55416; 1-800-328-6722

From: Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Cookies 1992 Shared By: Pat
Stockett

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