1986 Winner: Butter Crisps
Butter Cookies Holiday
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:41:29 AM. Recipe ID 290. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: 1986 winner: butter crisps
Categories: Cookies, Holiday
Yield: 60 Servings
3/4 c Unsalted butter, at room
1 c Granulated sugar
3 ea Egg yolks
1 1/2 ts Grated lemon rind
1 1/2 ts Lemon juice
1 1/2 ts Cherry liqueur (Kirsch)
1/8 ts Salt
2 c All-purpose flour
Colored sugar crystals or
Plain pearl sugar crystals
Preparation time: 35 minutes Chilling time: 1 hour Baking time: 10
1. Beat butter, sugar, egg yolks, lemon rind, lemon juice, cherry
liqueur and salt in large mixer bowl. Stir in the flour. Shape into
ball; cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
2. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Roll dough 1/8-inch thick on lightly
floured cloth-covered board. Cut into desired shapes. Place on greased
baking sheet; sprinkle with sugar crystals. Bake 10 minutes (cookies
should not brown). Cool on wire racks.
3. Store in airtight container 2 days to develop flavor. Cookies
can be stored in airtight container at room temperature up to 6 weeks
or in freezer up to 2 months.
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