Monastery Cookies

Ingredients

1/2 pound Butter
1/2 cup Sugar or honey
1 Egg separated
2 1/4 cups Flour
1/2 cup Tart preserves (optional)

Preparation

1
Note: Walnuts, almonds or pistachios may be used in this recipe.
2
Apricot, quince, raspberry or rose preserves are suggested.
3
Beat butter until fluffy. Add sugar or honey, and beat in. Add the yolkof an egg. Sift flour with confectioners' sugar and add. In a separate bowl beat egg white with a fork slightly.
4
Spoon out a small amount of dough and roll into a ball. (If dough is toosoft, refrigerate 1 hour. Do not add more flour.) Dip in egg white and then roll in chopped nuts or sesame seeds. Place on greased cookie sheet.
5
Poke a hole in the middle for preserves, or press slightly to flatten.
6
Bake in a preheated oven at 400 F for 12 minutes. While still warm, fillholes with preserves or jam.

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Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Monday, November 30, 2009 - 2:43pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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