Butter Crisp Cookies

8 oz butter

1 Cup sugar

3 oz cream cheese

yolk of 1 egg

1/2 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 Cups sifted flour

1 tsp orange zest

finely chopped walnuts (optional – but, Jacque always used them!)

Cream butter, cream cheese, and sugar. Beat yold and add to mixture along with vanilla. Add flour. Drop by tsp on greased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork dipped in flour. Sprinkle with finely chopped walnuts if desired. Bake 350 degree oven 12 to 15 minutes.  Allow to cool before moving otherwise you will break them!

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