1/2 C butter, softened
1/4 C white sugar
1/4 C brown sugar
1 1/4 C flour
1/2 C almonds, ground
1 tsp almond extract
1/4 C cinnamon & sugar (mixed to your liking)
Preheat oven to 400F
In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugars.
Beat in the egg, almond extract, and almonds.
Mix in flour.
Form into 1 inch balls and roll in cinnamon/sugar.
Place on parchment paper lined cookie tray, 2 inches apart.
Slightly press each dough with the bottom of a glass.
Decorate with extra slivered almonds if you like.
Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until cookies are golden and just starting to brown on the edges.
Cool on rack.
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Still needing snacks for teens, but out of vanilla and down to one egg... I came up with these.