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Sugar Cookies (Italian Shortbread from 1500's) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sarah Summers

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sifted flour
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 ounces butter, softened
2 egg yolks
2 Tablespoons cream

2 Tablespoons anise (optional)
2 Tablespoons granulated sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Dough will be dry, best to mix with hands/will have a clay-like texture. Shape dough into balls about the size of a walnut. Roll in granulated sugar and anise if using. Bake at 350* for 12 minutes on a greased cookie sheet.

 

 

 

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