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Serves 48 cookies | Prep Time 10-15 minutes | Cook Time 12-15 minutes

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Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 3/4 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup sliced almonds
2 tbsp milk

Almond Icing:

1 cup confectioners' sugar
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/4 cup milk


Preheat the oven to 325 F

In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar

Add the egg and almond extract

Mix until fluffy

Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt

Mix well

Divide the dough into 4 pieces

Roll each one into a log about 12 inches long

Place 2 logs per cookie sheet, 4 to 5 inches apart.

Flatten each roll by hand until it is about 3 inches wide.

Brush the flattened roll with milk

Sprinkle with the sliced almonds

Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until the edges are slightly browned

While the cookies are still warm, cut them crosswise at a diagonal, into slices about 1 inch wide

When cool, drizzle with almond icing.

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