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Swiss Christmas Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Egg yolk 1
  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
Directions

Cream butter with lemon peel and juice; add sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Add egg and 1 egg yolk, beating thoroughly after each addition.
Add a mixture of flour and salt in fourths, mixing until well blended after each addition.
Chill dough thoroughly, at least 1 hour.
Roll a third of dough at a time about 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface; cut with fancy cookie cutters.
Transfer to lightly greased cookie sheets; brush tops with beaten egg yolk.
Bake at 375°F 10 to 12 minutes.

Recipe Summary

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

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