Cathedral Windows I

Cathedral Windows I

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"This is another version of the classic cathedral windows recipe. This is great for Christmas or Easter."
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servings 164 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  • Calories:
  • 164 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.7 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 72 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. To hard cook the egg yolks, separate eggs, and slip the yolks into enough hot water to cover them. Cook just below the boiling point until firm, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, mashed yolks and orange zest. Stir in the flour and salt until well blended, then stir in the candied fruit and cherries. Divide dough in half and shape into rolls 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap in foil or plastic and chill for at least 2 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.
  4. Unwrap rolls of dough and slice into 1/4 inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on the prepared cookies sheets.
  5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cookies should be set, but not browned. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.


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I made these this year for Christmas. They are quite good---not too sweet--perfect with tea and coffee. I was under the assumption they would turn out looking like Cathedral windows, but they di...

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