My grandmother favorite Christmas cookies. Actually they were my grandfather favorite and my grandmother always prepared them for him for Christmas. Of course my mother carried the tradition that was passed down to me.
It would not be Christmas without at least three, if not four batches of those divine little morsels.
- 25 mins total
- 15 mins prep
- 10 mins cook
- 30 mins Resting Time
- serves 4 dozen
1/2 lemon rind finely grated
3 cups unbleached flour
1/2 cup powder sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup unsalted butter
4 egg yolks (save the egg white)
Mix all the above ingredients until you are able to roll the dough with some ease.
Let it rest, covered in a dark spot for at least 30 minutes.
Roll it out to a ¼ of inch and use favorite cutters to make cookies. Place the cookies on parchment paper. With a small brush, brush over a light coat of egg white.
Bake in the oven at 375F for 10 minutes or when golden.
Let it cool off and sprinkle powder sugar over it.
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