Petit Fours

Ingredients
For the cake

½ cup butter or margarine, melted
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
11⁄3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
2⁄3 cup milk
3 egg whites
For the fruit glaze

12 ounces apricot or raspberry preserves (or heated jelly may be used instead)
3 tablespoons water
For the icing

9 cups confectioners’ sugar
½ cup water
½ cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla [...]

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Rainbow Cookies

Ingredients
8 ounces almond paste, at room temperature
8 ounces butter, softened
1 cup sugar
4 eggs, separated
2 cups all purpose flour
6 drops yellow, pink and green food coloring
1⁄3 cup raspberry preserves
1⁄3 cup orange marmalade
1 cup semisweet chocolate (melted)
Directions
Cream butter, almond paste and sugar until creamed. Add egg yolks and blend to smooth. Add flour to form dough. Whip [...]

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