Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Cinnamon Sugar Sand Dollars

Looking for something super simple
for your next beach party or cookout?
Everyone will love these...if they make it to the party!


1 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 cup powdered sugar
2 whole egg
2 egg separated
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 pinches of salt
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
cinnamon sugar
sliced almonds

Directions Part One:

In large bowl, cream together butter and powdered sugar until very creamy.  Add the 2 whole eggs and 2 egg yolks only.  Add vanilla and salt and mix well.  Add flour and baking powder and mix until completely blended.  Dough will be very soft.  Form a round disc with the dough, wrap in plastic wrap and frigate for at least two hours or overnight.

Directions Part Two:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Line baking sheets with parchment paper
  • Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface and cut out circles or use sand dollar cutter.
  • Brush cookies with reserved egg whites.
  • Press 5 almond slices into the center to form a sand dollar then sprinkle each cookie with cinnamon sugar.
  • Bake for 11-13 minutes.  Checking often at 10 minute mark.
  • Remove from oven and let rest on baking sheets for 3 minutes.
  • Transfer to cooking rack to cool completely.
  • Makes up to 4 dozen.
  • Store in an air tight container for up to 5 days.
* I halved the recipe which made 20.

Adapted from Mama Miss


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