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Butter Almond Classic Cookies Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, October 28, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup confectioner’s sugar, divided
1 tsp almond extract
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup finely chopped almonds

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, beat butter with ˝ cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add almond extract. Sift flour and gradually add to mixture. Add almonds and mix together until dough forms. Shape dough into a ball, seal in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Heat oven to 350F. Divide dough into 8 pieces. Lightly flour hands and work surface. Shape each piece into a ˝ inch thick roll. Cut each roll into 2-inch pieces. Arrange on ungreased cookie sheets and shape each into a crescent, tapering the ends by gently pinching them. Bake 18 – 20 minutes or until very lightly brown. Cool cookies; dust with sifted remaining sugar. Store in airtight container. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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