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Half Moons

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (2 sticks)
  Granulated sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
For glaze
  Confectioners' sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Multicolored nonpareils 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Make the glaze in a small bowl, by combining the confectioners' sugar and milk
3. Lightly grease cookie sheets.

MAKING
4. Sift the flour with salt and set aside
5. In a large bowl, use a wooden spoon to beat the butter, granulated sugar, egg yolk and the vanilla together till completely blended.
6. Gradually mix the flour mixture with the egg mixture till well blended.
7. Divide the dough into half and shape each half into a roll that is 2 inches in diameter. Wrap the roll in foil or plastic wrap and freeze for 20-30 minutes.
8. Use a sharp knife, to cut the dough into ΒΌ inch thick round slices. Cutting each round in half will get half moon cookies.
9. Place the cookies on a greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart and bake for 2-10 minutes till cooked.
10. Let the cookies cool on a wire rack and cover them with the glaze. Dip the cookies in to the nonpareils and cool completely.

SERVING
11. Serve cold or at room temperature

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
2 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
17 Minutes
Servings: 
68

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