This was originally posted by Virginia Sauer and is wonderful. ~- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ~- In large mixing bowl, cream butter until it is fluffy and white. (This will usually take about 15 minutes if using an electric mixter, or 45 with a wooden spoon.) ~- Gradually add 1/3 cup powdered sugar. Continue beating until mixture is soft and fluffy. ~- Add egg yolk and cognac. Continue beating until thoroughly blended. ~- Gradually add flour, stirring with wooden spoon to yield soft, buttery dough. ~- Knead gently with your hands until smooth (5 - 8 minutes). ~- Roll dough between palms of hands walnut-sized balls. ~- Arrange close together on ungreased cookie sheets. ~- Place pan on center shelf of oven. ~- Bake until golden (12 - 15 minutes). ~- Gently transfer to wire rack with spatula. ~- Sprinkle with powdered sugar. ~- When cool, roll cookies in powdered sugar until evenly coated. NB: These are very fragile. Yield: 42 walnut-sized cookies Posted to EAT-L Digest by Mary Hathaway
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (250g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 22 (2%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 2.4g||3 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.4g||2 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.2g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 3175mg||109 %|
|Potassium 310mg||8 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 185.6g||55 %|
|Dietary Fiber 6.8g||27 %|
|Sugars, other 178.8g|
|Protein 24.7g||35 %|
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Calories per serving: 885
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