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Easter Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  White sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Orange zest 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
Directions

Sift together flour and baking powder and set aside. In large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add 4 egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each one. Add milk and flour.
Work with the hands until dough is smooth. Add grated orange rind. Dough should be stiff so add additional flour if needed.
Break off small portions of dough and roll out into pencil-size strips about 11 inches long. Fold each strip into thirds, sideways, and press lightly together at ends.
Place cookies on ungreased baking sheet. Brush tops with beaten egg. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 18 to 20 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese, Egg, Milk Product
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
25

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 335 Calories from Fat 140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 9.7 g48.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 77.2 mg25.7%

Sodium 40.1 mg1.7%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.6%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 5 g10.1%

Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 1.4%

Calcium 5% Iron 11.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Easter Cookies Recipe