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Almond Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joyce Murphy
Added: Saturday, September 27, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. almond extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
Additional sugar
GLAZE:
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract
2 to 3 teaspoons water
Green food coloring, optional
Sliced almonds, toasted

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in almond extract. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Roll into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Coat bottom of a glass with nonstick cooking spray; dip in sugar. Flatten cookies with prepared glass, dipping glass in sugar again as needed. Bake at 400 for 7-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks. In a small bowl, whisk together the confectioners' sugar, almond extract and enough water to achieve glaze consistency. Tint with food coloring if desired; drizzle over cookies. Sprinkle with almonds.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-1/2 servings

 

 

 

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