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Poppy Seed Cookies

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  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated orange zest 2 Tablespoon (Minced Peel Of 1 Orange)
  Egg yolk 1
  Unsalted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into 8 pieces (2 Sticks, At Room Temperature)
  Freshly grated nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unbleached all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Poppy seed 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Combine sugar and orange peel in medium bowl.
Add egg yolk and beat until light.
Add butter, salt and nutmeg and mix until light and fluffy.
Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Do not overheat.
Divide dough into 4 equal portions.
Arrange each on sheet of plastic wrap.
Using plastic as aid, shape dough into 2 X 4-inch cylinders.
Seal and refrigerate until firm, 1 hour.
(Can be prepared ahead to this point and frozen.) Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 350°F.
Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices.
Arrange on ungreased baking sheet, spacing 1 1/2 inches apart.
Bake until edges are lightly browned, about 8 minutes.
Transfer to wire rack and let cool.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3721 Calories from Fat 1807

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 206 g316.9%

Saturated Fat 119.5 g597.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 668.9 mg223%

Sodium 45.1 mg1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 441 g147%

Dietary Fiber 29.7 g118.7%

Sugars 202.2 g

Protein 46 g91.6%

Vitamin A 119.4% Vitamin C 68.7%

Calcium 75.7% Iron 58.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Poppy Seed Cookies Recipe