Christmas cookies

Lemon Snowdrops
Lemon Snowdrops
Patti Cluckey Lemon Snowdrops 1 cup butter (2 sticks) 1/2 cup confectionary sugar 3/4 cup cornstarch 1 1/2 cups Sifted flour chopped pecans Mix the butter, confectionary sugar and the cornstarch together -- do not overbeat. Stir in the flour just until well mixed (these cookies have a "short" texture so you do not want a lot of air beaten into the dough)...
Thumbprint Cookies
Thumbprint Cookies
Nancy Bowen Raspberry-Lemon Thumbprint Cookies 1/2 C raspberry jam (seedless) 1 T raspberry liqueur 2-1/4 C AP flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1 C unsalted butter -- room temp. 2/3 C sugar 2 large egg yolks 1 T finely grated lemon peel 1 T fresh lemon juice 1 tsp...
How Fancy!
How Fancy!
Sandi and Sallie Vranjes MINIATURE LADYLOCKS 1 cup cold water 3 egg yolks (reserve egg whites, they will be used later) 3 cups sifted flour -- measured first, then sifted 2 tablespoons Crisco pinch of salt Mix together and knead lightly...
Tortlettes
Tortlettes
Marcee Stelley This holiday cookie is called a Tortelette. My mom always made these at Christmastime, so it is very special to me and a part of my memories from childhood. It is from an old recipe handwritten by my mom. Tortelettes are a very unique cookie, and I have never met anyone (outside of our relatives) who was familiar with this family favorite...
Italian Tricolor
Italian Tricolor
Tammy Comerate Italian Tricolor 1 can 8 oz. Almond Paste, broken into pieces 3/4 cup butter (1 1/2 sticks), softened 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp almond extract 3 large eggs 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp. salt 15 drops red food coloring 15 drops green food coloring 2/3 cup seedless raspberry preserves 6 oz...

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