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Melting Snowflakes

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chilled
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Cream 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1 , slightly beaten
Directions

Cut butter into flour until particles are the size of rice kernels.
Beat egg yolks, cream, and extract until very thick.
Using a fork, blend into flour mixture in halves, mixing well after each addition.
Chill dough thoroughly.
Roll dough 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface; fold lengthwise in half, then crosswise in half; chill 1 hour.
Again roll dough 1/4 inch thick.
Cut with 1 1/4 inch round cutter.
Transfer to ungreased cookie sheets.
Brush rounds with egg white.
Bake at 350°F about 20 minutes.
Remove cookies to wire racks and sift with Vanilla Confectioners' Sugar

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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