Cream Cheese Dainties
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup flour
1 cup preserves, any flavor
nuts of choice, optional
Preheat oven to 375 F.
Mix well first 4 ingredients.
Divide dough in half and chill 1 hour.
On lightly floured surface, roll out 1/8 inch thick.
Use a 2 inch diameter round cookie cutter to cut 3 dozen bases.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Put 1/4 teaspoon preserves in center of each base and sprinkle with nuts.
Use a 1 inch diameter round cookie cutter to cut out tops from remaining dough, rerolling scraps as necessary.
Place a 1 inch top over the preserves on each 2 inch base.
Bake 8-10 minutes.
Store in sealed container.
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This recipe as been a Christmas Favorite of my family for generations. Now I have passed it down to my daughter so she can make tem too, They are very light and airy and Oh yes Very good! Enjoy!
I also have been making them forever it seems.
They are great, aren't they!