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Almond Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tresie Wiersma
Added: Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. soft butter
2/3 c. powdered sugar
1/3 c. brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp. almond flavoring
4 1/2 c. flour
pinch of salt
1-2 egg yolks
2T milk

Directions:
Directions:
Beat first four ingredients until light & fluffy. Add flour and salt. Mix with hands and chill for several hours. Mix yolks and milk and set aside.
Roll dough out until about 1/8 - 1/6" thick, cut with cookie cutter & brush each cookie with egg yolk. Bake at 300 for 20-25 minutes.
For frosting I use powdered sugar, butter & splash of milk with 1 T. of almond flavoring. Frost when cookies are cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was passed down to me by my mother-in-law Judy.

 

 

 

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