Orange Saffron Butter Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 1
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1 1/8 Cups flour
1 Stick butter
1/2 Gram Saffron -- thread or powder
1/2 Teaspoon dried orange peel granules -- or 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh
1/3 Cup sugar
2 Large egg yolks

Preparation / Directions:

Leave stick of butter out to soften. Butter should be spreadable when ready to make cookies. Work Saffron and orange peel into the butter. Blend in sugar, then egg yolks, one at a time. Add flour to form soft ball of dough. Cover and chill for at least 3 hour. When ready to bake, remove dough from refrigerator to soften slightly. Preheat oven to 325. Pinch off small pieces of dough, rolling quickly into small balls. Place on an ungreased cookies sheet 2" apart. Press with a fork. Bake 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool on a cookie rack.


Nutritional Information:

1703 Calories (kcal); 104g Total Fat; (54% calories from fat); 21g Protein; 175g Carbohydrate; 674mg Cholesterol; 955mg Sodium

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