Sift dry ingredients into two-quart mixing bowl. Work butter into flour to create coarse consistency using pastry cutter, two forks, or an electric mixer with a paddle. Add remaining ingredients and work together until just mixed. Knead dough 8-10 times until smooth. Do not overwork dough. Roll out on lightly floured surface to 1 1/2-inch thickness, and cut into desired shape with cutter. Place on double cookie sheets lined with parchment paper and brush tops with cream. Bake at 350º F for eight minutes. Turn, and bake until lightly browned.
HONEYBAKED EGG TART
* 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
* 2 tbsp. butter
* 3/4 cup HoneyBaked Ham,
cut in thin strips
* 2 eggs
* 2 egg yolks
* 1 cup milk
* 1/2 cup cream
* salt, pepper, nutmeg to taste
* 2 oz. Gruyère cheese, thinly sliced
* 1 prepared pastry shell
Preheat oven at 375º F. Cook onions in butter until translucent. Add ham and heat. Spoon ham/onion mixture into pastry shell. Mix eggs, yolks, milk, and cream in a bowl and season well with salt, pepper, and nutmeg to taste.
Pour egg mixture into pastry shell and top with cheese. Bake at 375º for 25-35 minutes, until filling is lightly browned and set. Allow to cool 10 minutes before cutting. Serve warm, at room temperature, or cold...