Rolled and Sliced Cookies
- 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- Sifted powdered sugar
Cream butter and cream cheese. Combine flour and salt; add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Shape dough into 8 balls wrap each in plastic wrap, and chill at least 2 hours.
Roll each ball into an 8-inch circle on a lightly floured surface; cut each into 8 wedges. Combine walnuts, 1/3 cup sugar, and cinnamon; sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon mixture over each wedge; shape into a crescent. Place point side down on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned; cool and dust with powdered sugar.
Yield: about 5 dozen.