Cookie Monster

 

What do you do when it is -20 outside and blustery? Bake cookies!

Cookies

Cookies

Snickerdoodles, Terassenkuchen (German Christmas cookies) and Pecan Shortbread

Terassenkuchen

Terassenkuchen

Terassenkuchen (Terraced Cake Cookies)
325 F 10 min
1c Butter
1 1/2c Powdered Sugar
6 Egg yolks
2t Vanilla
1 Lemon Zest
dash of salt
4c Flour

Jam
Powdered sugar

Cream butter and sugar, then add egg yolks, vanilla and lemon zest. Mix with electric mixer until smooth then add salt and flour mixture little by little. Knead in remaining flour until dough is combined. Refrigerate dough for half an hour. Roll out to 1/4 inch thick and cut into shapes. Bake on a greased cookie sheet until edges just turn brown. Let them cool, then stack with jam in between each layer. Dust top with powdered sugar. Enjoy!

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