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Golden Tea Cookies

Serves: 3 dozen cookies
Cook Time: approx. 8-10 minutes
1 ½ tsp. - baking powder
½ cup - butter, room temp.
1 cup - white granulated sugar
4 - large egg yolks, unbeaten
1 tsp. - vanilla extract


PREHEAT oven to 350° F. 

SIFT flour once, measure 2 cups, add baking powder and sift again. 

CREAM butter, add sugar gradually, and cream well.  Add egg yolks, one at a time.  Add vanilla; then flour.  Mix well. 

ON cookie sheet place dough between 2 sheets of wax paper and roll to ¼ inch thick. Chill in refrigerator for 1 -2 hours. 

TAKE cookie sheet from refrigerator and remove top sheet of waxed paper. 

TURN dough onto a slightly floured surface and remove second sheet of waxed paper. Immediately cut into shapes using 2” cookie cutters. 

BAKE on lightly greased cookie sheet for 8 -10 minutes. 


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