Salty Cookies for Mommy

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

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Make your Mother’s Day bright by cooking for her the greatest salty cookies.

What's in it


2 ½ cups white flour

1 cup butter

¼ teaspoon sugar

1 pk dry yeast

1 egg

½ teaspoon salt

4 tablespoons warm milk

1 cup sour cream

grated parmesan and caraway to garnish

How to cook it


  • Preheat the oven to 360 F/ 200 C.
  • Combine dry yeast with warm milk and sugar. Stir and let stand for 15 minutes.
  • In a bowl combine flour, egg yolk (save the egg white for later) , butter, salt and yeast mixture, beat well. Add the sour cream, make a soft dough. Cover bowl and let stand for 15 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 4 pieces, place each ball on a lightly floured surface, roll each ball using more flour to prevent sticking as necessary.
  • Mix the egg white with 1 tablespoon water.
  • Cut out your flower shaped cookies and place them on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Brush them with egg white and sprinkle with grated parmesan and caraway.
  • Bake the salty flowers for 15 20 minutes, until they just starting to turn golden.
  • Cool on a wire rack and serve with your mommy.