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Almond Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Almond Sugar Cookies, by , is from The Baker Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty Baker
Added: Saturday, September 12, 2009


1 c. butter softened
3/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. almond extract
2 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
Additional sugar
1 c. confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 tsp. almond extract
2/3 tsp. water
Green food coloring, optional
Sliced almonds, toasted

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 in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Coat bottom of 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.

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Number Of Servings:
4 1/2 dozen




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