Sunday, December 27, 2009

Snow Flakes

1 cup butter, softened
1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 cup white sugar
1 egg yolk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp. orange zest
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

1. Preheat the oven to 350.
2. In a medium bowl cream together butter, cream cheese, and sugar. Beat in egg yolk, vanilla, and orange zest. Continue beating until light and fluffy. Gradually stir in flour, salt, and cinnamon. Fill the cookie press and form cookies on ungreased cookie sheet.
3. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on wire racks.

Can split dough and add food coloring to make different colors or add different colored sprinkles prior to baking.

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