CHINESE ALMOND COOKIES

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1/3 cup sliced or whole almonds

Directions

  • Mix first 5 ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Cut in butter until mixture looks like cornmeal.
  • Add egg and almond extract. Mix well.
  • Roll out 1/4" thick and cut with a 2" round cookie cutter -–OR–- make into 1" balls and flatten each slightly with a glass dipped in flour.
  • Place cookies on ungreased cookie sheet about 1" apart. They will not spread much.
  • Brush with beaten egg white and top with a whole almond or three slices.
  • Bake at 325 for approx. 15 minutes. Do not let them brown.

Notes

Categories: Cookies 

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