Yeast Refrigerator Cookies
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Yeast Refrigerator Cookies

Yield: 6 dozen



  1. Sift flour and salt; cut in shortening until fat is about the appearance of cornmeal.
  2. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water.
  3. Mix cream with dissolved yeast and slightly beaten egg yolks and vanilla.
  4. Add flour mixture and knead until smooth.
  5. Place in refrigerator over night.
  6. Divide into two parts.
  7. Roll out on a board, cut into rectangles about 2 inches long and 1 inch wide, and fill with 1/2 teaspoon jelly mixed with nuts.
  8. Fold into squares and press edges together with fork.
  9. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake in moderate oven (375f) for about 15 minutes.

Other Information

Author: Organization.Stout State College Home Economics Club Contributor: Person.Sharon Athrop

Source: Stout's Favorites (2020-03-07)

Category: Dessert

Measure: avoirdupois

Ingredient: flour, salt, butter, yeast, water, cream, egg yolk, vanilla, , nut

Equipment: measuring cups, measuring spoons, sifter, pastry cutter, egg beater, refrigerator, rolling pin, oven, baking sheet

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