Spanish Hazelnut Cookies

Christmas Cookies

  • 1 cup butter or margarine softened
  • 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 cups finely chopped hazelnuts, toasted
  • Sifted powdered sugar

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; add 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour; beat well. Stir in hazelnuts. Chill 30 minutes.

Shape dough into 1 inch balls; place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 400° for 12 to 14 minutes. Remove immediately from cookie sheets, and roll in powdered sugar. Cool on wire racks.

Yield: 3 1/2 dozen.


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