Love Letters Recipe
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- ½ cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup butter
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- ½ cup sour cream
- 1 cup candied cherries, chopped
step 1: Preheat oven to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C).
step 2: Blend flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter, lemon zest and orange zest until mixture resembles coarse meal. Blend sour cream in evenly.
step 3: 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 cherry.
step 4: Place on ungreased baking sheet. Brush tops with water; sprinkle with sugar. Bake 6 to 8 minutes.