Royal Cherry Crowns
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Orange extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Hard cooked egg yolks||2|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted|
|Green candied cherries/Red candied cherries||3|
Cream the butter.
Gradually add the sugar, salt, and orange extract; beat until fluffy.
Force the egg yolks through a wire strainer into the creamed mixture.
Gradually blend in the flour.
Using the crown flat design plate of a cookie press, force the dough through the press onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
Decorate the points with bits of the candied cherries.
Bake in a 375° oven for 7 to 10 minutes, or until set but not brown.