Catholic Recipe: Sugar Cookies with Nuts

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • confectioners' sugar

Details

Yield: 3 dozen

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:11+

Origin: Greece

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Also Called: Kourabiedes

DIRECTIONS

Cream butter until light, fluffy. Add sugar, mixing well. Add egg yolk, brandy. Sift flour and baking powder together. Fold into above mixture. Add chopped nuts. Form small round and crescent shapes, using 1 tablespoon of dough for each. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 20 minutes at 350°. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar while still warm. Yield, 3 dozen

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965