Butter Cookies No. 1

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound of butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • Rind of ½ lemon
  • Juice of ½ lemon, or
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup almonds, chopped fine

Method

Cream the butter, add the sugar, then the yolks of eggs, slightly beaten; add rind of lemon, and the flour mixed with the baking powder, then the brandy or lemon juice, with only enough flour to handle. Chill dough, then roll; cut with small biscuit cutter, brush with white of egg; sprinkle a little sugar and chopped almonds on each cookie. Bake in moderate oven a delicate brown, 10 to 15 minutes. Will keep for weeks.