Zucker Hutchen Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- ⅓ cup butter
<br>- ½ cup white sugar
<br>- 1  egg yolk
<br>- 2 tablespoons milk
<br>- 1 ⅜ cups all-purpose flour, sifted
<br>- ½ teaspoon baking powder
<br>- ¼ cup chopped candied citron
<br>- 1  egg white
<br>- 1 ½ cups sifted confectioners' sugar
<br>- ½ cup finely chopped almonds
<br>- 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
<br>- 1 tablespoon water
<br>- 2 teaspoons red food coloring
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Cream butter and white sugar until fluffy.  Stir in egg yolk and milk. Add  citron to butter mixture and stir in.  Add  flour and baking powder; blend well.  Chill until firm, about 1 hour.
<br>step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a clean, dry, glass or metal bowl, whip egg white until frothy. Gradually incorporate 1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar; beat until meringue holds its shape.  Fold in almonds.
<br>step 3: Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board; cut out small rounds with 2 inch cookie cutter.  Place 1 inch  apart on a greased baking sheet.  Put 1 teaspoon Almond Meringue in center of each round to make it look like the crown of a hat.
<br>step 4: Bake 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden. To Make Icing:  Gradually add water to 2  cups confectioner's sugar, mixing until icing is stiff.  Add 1 to 2 drops of food coloring.  When cookies are cool, pipe around crown of hat with Icing to look like a hatband.
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Ingredients
- ⅓ cup butter
- ½ cup white sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 ⅜ cups all-purpose flour, sifted
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ cup chopped candied citron
- 1 egg white
- 1 ½ cups sifted confectioners' sugar
- ½ cup finely chopped almonds
- 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
- 1 tablespoon water
- 2 teaspoons red food coloring

Directions
step 1: Cream butter and white sugar until fluffy. Stir in egg yolk and milk. Add citron to butter mixture and stir in. Add flour and baking powder; blend well. Chill until firm, about 1 hour.
step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a clean, dry, glass or metal bowl, whip egg white until frothy. Gradually incorporate 1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar; beat until meringue holds its shape. Fold in almonds.
step 3: Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board; cut out small rounds with 2 inch cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on a greased baking sheet. Put 1 teaspoon Almond Meringue in center of each round to make it look like the crown of a hat.
step 4: Bake 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden. To Make Icing: Gradually add water to 2 cups confectioner's sugar, mixing until icing is stiff. Add 1 to 2 drops of food coloring. When cookies are cool, pipe around crown of hat with Icing to look like a hatband.

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