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Love Letters

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"Cookies that look like little letters."
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Ingredients

33 m servings 150 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C).
  2. Blend flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter, lemon zest and orange zest until mixture resembles coarse meal. Blend sour cream in evenly.
  3. Gather dough into firm ball. Divide in half. Roll on well-floured surface to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut in 3 x 2 inch pieces; fold ends to center to resemble an envelope, overlapping slightly; seal with tiny piece of candied cherry.
  4. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Brush tops with water; sprinkle with sugar. Bake 6 to 8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 150 calories; 8.8 g fat; 16.8 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g protein; 22 mg cholesterol; 159 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

These cookies were fun to do & made a great presentation. I liked the results even better when I omitted the water brushing before sprinkling the tops with sugar.

Most helpful critical review

I made these and found the dough to be too wet and sticky. After folding in a lot more flour I could manage. The flavor of the cookie was not that great. I love the idea though and will use i...

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These cookies were fun to do & made a great presentation. I liked the results even better when I omitted the water brushing before sprinkling the tops with sugar.

I left the sour cream out. Dough was not sticky. I also put a scant spoonfull of seedless strawberry or raspberry jam in the center before folding the edges in. They were alot like a shortbread...

I made these and found the dough to be too wet and sticky. After folding in a lot more flour I could manage. The flavor of the cookie was not that great. I love the idea though and will use i...

So cute. I'll use this!

I found the dough to be really hard to work with - very sticky, I had to add so much flour that it affected the taste. That said, the cookies were pretty good once they were done. I baked it at ...

A lot of work for so-so finish. Will not make again. Cute idea, but needs work.