Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 8 mins

These have been the main Christmas cookie in our family.


  1. Mix the eggs, butter, and sugar.
  2. Gradually add the flour.
  3. Form several balls and refrigerate.
  4. Roll out the dough.
  5. Cut out cookies.
  6. Decorate with sugar.
  7. Bake 350 degrees for about 8 minutes (depends on how thin you roll out your dough and how well done you like your cookies).
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These have always been a favorite in our family too. My 90-year-old grandmother still makes them every year. She's in PA too--maybe this is a regional recipe?

SweetPeaNC December 10, 2008