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Brazil Nut Sugar Cookies

This is the recipe for the absolutely delicious Brazil Nut Sugar Cookies. Enjoy these crunchy cookies over a hot cup of tea. No need to visit uptown bakeries for delicious cookies...you can get them straight out of your own oven!!!
Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Brazil nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl, combine butter and sugar and beat well till light and fluffy.
2) Add in the eggs and vanilla and blend well.
3) Combine and sift the flour, baking powder, and salt.
4) Add into the creamed mix and blend well.
5) Refrigerate for about 1/2 hour.
6) Lightly flour a board and roll out the dough to a 1/8 inch thickness.
7) Using a star-shaped cookie cutter, cut the dough.
8) In the center of each cookie, press in a Brazil nut slice.
9) Arrange on an ungreased baking sheet.
10) Place in the oven at 350°F and bake for about 12 minutes.

SERVING
11) Serve as a tea time snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Brazilian Nut
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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