Cookies- Powered sugar/Walnut shortbreads

Christmas cookies walnut shortbreads

Cookies- Powered sugar/Walnut shortbreads

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    pound sweet butter

  • ½

    cup sifted confectioners sugar (powered)

  • 1

    egg yolk

  • ½

    teaspoon vanilla

  • 1

    tablespoon brandy optional

  • cups flour

  • ½

    teaspoon baking powder

  • ½

    cup walnuts chopped fine

  • Additional confectioner's sugar

Directions

Beat butter with electric mixer until very light & fluffy, sift in sugar, mix throughly, add egg vanilla, and brandy. Sift flour and baking powder together,add walnuts. Blend dry ingredients with butter & sugar mixture. Knead lightly and chill in refrigerator for several hours. Foprm dough into balls, and place on ingreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees 15020 minutes or untilo lightly brown. Roll balls in powdered sugar after removing from oven and place on a rack to cool.


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