Swiss Christmas Cookies Recipe




 Butter3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Lemon peel1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
 Lemon juice1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Egg yolk1
 All purpose flour2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs), sifted
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Egg yolk1 , beaten

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3210 Calories from Fat 1348

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 153 g235.7%

Saturated Fat 91.6 g458.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 944.5 mg

Sodium 352.2 mg14.7%

Total Carbohydrates 414 g138.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.2%

Sugars 151.6 g

Protein 48 g96.1%

Vitamin A 97.9% Vitamin C 6.3%

Calcium 16.2% Iron 98.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream butter with lemon peel and juice; add sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Add egg and 1 egg yolk, beating thoroughly after each addition.
Add a mixture of flour and salt in fourths, mixing until well blended after each addition.
Chill dough thoroughly, at least 1 hour.
Roll a third of dough at a time about 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface; cut with fancy cookie cutters.
Transfer to lightly greased cookie sheets; brush tops with beaten egg yolk.
Bake at 375°F 10 to 12 minutes.