Friday, November 22, 2013

Lynn's Snowflake Cookies

Lynn made the delicious, pretty snowflake cookies for our Christmas Afternoon Tea. 

Lynn’s Snowflake Cookies
1 cup shortening
3 oz. cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg yolk
1 tsp. orange rind, finely grated
2 ½ cups flour
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. cinnamon
Cream shortening, cream cheese and sugar well.  Beat egg yolk, vanilla, and orange zest.  Gradually add flour, salt, and cinnamon which have been sifted together.  Fill cookie press.  Form cookies on cookie sheet, and bake 12 – 15 minutes @350 degrees.  Remove at once to cooling racks.  
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Elizabeth said...

Thank you for sharing!

Angela McRae said...

I'm happy to have another cookie press recipe since I just learned how to use mine!

GardenOfDaisies said...

Your dough sounds delicious with the orange zest and cinnamon. I love making pressed cookies. I make little green trees every Christmas. (So much easier than rolling out dough and cutting out shapes.)


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