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Alphabet Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Pound (110 Grams)
  Granulated sugar 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  All purpose flour 500 Milliliter (2 Cups)
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Candy sprinkles 4 Tablespoon
  Chocolate sprinkles 4 Tablespoon
  Chopped glace cherries 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Icing  
  Icing sugar 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Lemon juice 60 Milliliter (3 To 4 Tablespoons)
Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
Cream together butter and sugar.
Fold in flour, baking powder, egg yolks, vanilla extract, lemon rind and salt to form a stiff dough.
Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.
Roll out dough to 12 inch (30 cm) square.
Cut into 26 x 1/2 inch (1 cm) blocks.
Roll each into sausage shape about 1/2 inch (1 cm) in diameter, shape into the 26 alphabet letters and flatten slightly.
Place on greased baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.
Allow to cool on tray 2 minutes before removing to cake rack.
Stir icing sugar with lemon juice to make a thick icing.
Ice letters while still warm.
Decorate with candy sprinkles, chocolate sprinkles or glace cherries.
Allow to cool and set.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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