Preheat oven to 350° F.
Grease cookie sheet.
Cream butter and sugar,
add eggs and cream. Stir. Sift in flour and mix.
sugar and flour on board and roll dough very thin to almost
1/4-inch thickness. Cut in diamond shapes with jagging
iron. Bake for about 15
minutes. Cool. Beat egg yolks lightly and stir in
Work in enough sugar to
make thick paste. Ice cookies generously and sprinkle with
almonds. Return to oven for about
3 minutes "to dry."
Pennsylvania Dutch Did You Know?
The first major emigration of Germans to America resulted in the
founding of the Borough of Germantown in northwest Philadelphia
County, Pennsylvania in 1683-1685.