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Almond Glazed Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Connie Hawkins
Added: Thursday, February 5, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup Land O Lakes butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. almond extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt

Glaze:
1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. almond extract
4 to 5 tsp. water

Slice almonds

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven: 400
Combine butter, sugar, and almond extract in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes). Reduce speed to low; add all remaining cookie ingredients. Beat until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).

Roll dough into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Flatten balls to 1/4 inch thickness with bottom of a buttered glass dipped in sugar. Bake for 7-9 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.

Glaze:
Stir together all glaze ingredients in small bowl with wire whisk. Decorate cooled cookies with glaze and sliced almonds.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 1/2 dozen

 

 

 

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