Love Letters
Contributed by Diane S.

Cookies that look like little letters.

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter or margarine
2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
finely grated rind of one orange
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup candied cherries, chopped

Preheat oven to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C).

Blend flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter and rinds until mixture
resembles coarse meal. Blend sour cream in evenly.

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

Place on ungreased baking sheet. Brush tops with water; sprinkle with
sugar. Bake 6-8 minutes.

Makes 4 dozen

September 98 Recipes