Butter 1 cup
Cheese (Package cream cheese) 1 3-ounce
Sugar 1 cup
Egg yolk 1
Vanilla 1 teaspoon
Orange zest (grated) 1 teaspoon
Sifted Flour (all-purpose) 2 1/2 cups
Salt 1/2 teaspoon
Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon
Sugar (coloured) if required
Method of Preparation
Heat the oven and bring it to 350 F. Put butter, cream cheese and sugar in a bowl and cream together. Add the egg yolk vanilla and orange zest and beat in.
Strain flour, cinnamon and salt all together to get a uniform mixing. Gradually add the flour
mixture into butter mixture and blend thoroughly. Fill into cookie press and form the cookies on ungreased cookie sheets.
If desired, sprinkle with colored sugar and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Once the baking is over, remove immediately and allow to cool on cooling racks.
You will be able to make around 60 great tasting snowflakes with the above mentioned ingredient volume.