Cookies with a creamy butter filling.
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 1 cup butter
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar for decoration
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Mix flour and 1 cup of butter or margarine thoroughly. Stir in whipping cream and mix well. Chill 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board. Cut into 1 1/2 inch rounds. Transfer to waxed paper heavily sprinkled with sugar, turning to coat both sides. Place on un- greased baking sheet. Prick in 4 places with fork. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until slightly puffed. Put two cooled cookies together with filling.
To Make Filling: Blend 1/4 cup soft butter, 3/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar, 1 egg yolk, and 1 tsp. vanilla. If desired, tint with food coloring.