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Noel Cookies

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Yield: 4 - 5 dozen cookies

Noel Cookies

Ingredients

Noel Cookies

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg whites, slightly beaten
  • 1½ cups finely chopped pecans
  • *Frosting

*Frosting

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons hot water
  • Green food color

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl cream butter; gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Blend in eg yolks and vanilla.
  4. Sift together flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  5. Chill for easy handling.
  6. Shape into balls ¾-inch in diameter; dip in egg whitel then roll in nuts.
  7. Place on baking sheets; make a deep impression in the center of each cookie.
  8. Bake in oven, 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned around edges; remove to wire rack to cool.
  9. Using teaspoon, drop about ¼ teaspoon frosting into center of each cookie.

*Frosting

  1. In a small mixing bowl combine sugar, butter and vanilla.
  2. Gradually add water and food color for desired effect and beat until mixture is smooth and holds shape slightly.

Noel Cookies

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