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Crisp Sand Stars Recipe
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Crisp Sand Stars Recipe

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With a subtle almond flavoring and a whole almond in the center, these thin crispy cookies should play a starring role on your Christmas cookie platter.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:60 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 60 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Unblanched whole almonds
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • Additional sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 41 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 55 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Beat in the egg yolks, milk and extracts. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate dough for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 3-in. star cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press an almond in the center of each. Brush with egg white; sprinkle with sugar.
  3. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Crisp Sand Stars in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2002, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 41 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 55 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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