1/2 cup butter, softened
3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup flour
1 cup preserves, any flavor
nuts of choice, optional
Preheat oven to 375 F. Mix well first 4 ingredients. Divide dough in half and
chill 1 hour.
On lightly floured surface, roll out 1/8 inch thick. Use a 2 inch diameter round
cutter to cut 3 dozen bases. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Put 1/4 teaspoon
in center of each base and sprinkle with nuts. Use a 1 inch diameter round cookie
cut out tops from remaining dough, rerolling scraps as necessary.
Place a 1
inch top over
the preserves on each 2 inch base. Bake 8-10 minutes. Store in sealed container.
these cookies with Christmas Tea and reflect fondly on all the wonderful things
grandmothers have done for us...baking cookies not the least!