Aunt Lisl’s Butter Cookies

Title: Aunt Lisl’s Butter Cookies
Categories: Miamiherald, Desserts, Ethnic, Jewish, Hannukah
Yield: 48 Cookies

1/2 lb Unsalted butter or margarine
-softened (2 sticks)
3/4 c Sugar
2 Eggs
1 tb Brandy(opt)
ds Vanilla
3 1/2 c Flour
1 Egg yolk
Chopped nuts and raisins or
-1 egg white
Coarse sugar coloured with
-blue food colouring

In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Then mix in the
eggs, brandy, salt, vanilla, and flour. Let rest for
at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Roll out the
dough to 1/8-inch thick. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
You can either use cookie cutters or use a toothpick
or knife to cut cookies out in any shapes you want.
Place gently on baking sheet. Then either brush with
egg yolk or spinkle with nuts and raisins or brush
with egg white and sprinkle with blue sugar. Bake for
about 10 minutes or until golden brown. Use a metal
spatula to gently remove each cookie from the baking
sheet to a cooling rack or flat plate.

Nutritional info per cookie: 83 cal; 1g pro, 10g carb,
4g fat(46%), .2g fiber, 24mg chol, 10mg sodium

Source: Miami Herald, 12/14/95
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #231

Date: 24 Aug 96 21:44:08 EDT

From: “Lisabeth Crawford (Pooh)”