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Great-Grandma Hampel's Christmas Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Munzenmaier

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound butter
2 1/4 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 pound ground almonds
4 cups sifted flour
Grated rind of 1 large lemon

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and beat in the sugar gradually. Add eggs one at a time and beat until smooth. Stir in nuts, lemon rind and flour. Refrigerate a few hours or overnight. Roll part of the dough 1/8 inch thick, keeping the rest of the dough refrigerated. Cut with assorted cutters dipped in flour. Decorate. Bake at 350 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great-Grandma Hampel was Rita's mom.

 

 

 

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