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       Title: Austrian Butter Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 3 servings
  
       1 c  Flour
     1/2 c  Butter; softened
     2/3 c  Nuts; chopped
       1 c  Sugar
  
      Sift the flour and sugar together.  Add the chopped nuts. Blend in the
   butter.  Stir with a spoon until a soft dough is formed. Chill for 1-2
   hours.
       Roll the dough out on a floured board to 1/8 thickness. Cut into
   rounds with a biscuit cutter and place rounds on an ungreased cookie sheet.
   Bake at 375 (191C) for 7-10 min.
    Yields about 3 dozen.
       Can be made into a sandwich cookie.  Traditional Austrian manner is to
   spread thinly with jam, cover with a second cookie, then cover top with
   chocolate frosting and a pecan or walnut half.
   
   CHOCOLATE FROSTING  1  TB butter 1/3 c powdered sugar 1 egg yolk 1 sq
   unsweetened chocolate, -melted and cooled.
     Cream butter and sugar.  Add egg yolk and chocolate. Blend well.
  
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