• Ingredients: 37
  • Serves: 48

Aunt lisl’s butter cookies with , measuring spoons, mixing bowl, wooden spoon, cookie cutters or toothpicks, rolling pin, greased baking sheet, pastry brush, metal spatula, cooling rack.



  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • Cookie cutters or toothpicks
  • Rolling pin
  • Greased baking sheet
  • Pastry brush
  • Metal spatula
  • Cooling rack


  • 1 cup small-curd cottage or ricotta cheese
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 tbsps. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice or ground cinnamon

For topping

Spicy Sabayon Sauce

  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsps. sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. chile powder

For Serving


  1. Step 1 Child: In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Then mix in the eggs, brandy, salt, vanilla, and flour.

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  2. Step 2 Child: You can either use cookie cutters or use the point of a toothpick like a knife to cut out cookies in any shapes you want.
  3. Step 3 Once you have cut out the cookies, gently place them on the baking sheet. Then either brush them with egg yolk and sprinkle with nuts and raisins or brush with egg white and sprinkle with blue sugar.

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  4. Step 4 Adult: Bake for about 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Use a metal spatula to gently remove each cookie from the baking sheet to a cooling rack or flat plate.

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