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Almond Half Moons

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Serves 60 | Prep Time 20 | Cook Time 10

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Ingredients You'll Need

1 1/4 cup sugar
1 cup butter
2 1/2 cup flour
1 egg
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 egg yolk
1/2 cup finely ground almonds
1 1/2 tsp almond extract
1 egg white beaten
Sliced almonds
Granulated sugar


Cream butter and sugar

Add egg, egg yolk and almond extract, beat well

Sift flour, baking powder and salt

Mix in ground almonds and add to butter mixture

Divide dough in half, make 2 rolls 2 inches wide

Wrap in wax paper and chill

Slice 1/4 inch thick, cut in half and form into half moons

Place on lightly greased cookie sheet

Brush with egg white and sprinkle with almonds

Bake at 350 for 10 minutes

Sprinkle with sugar while hot

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