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Poppy Seed Almond Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Poppy Seed Almond Cookies, by , is from Cooking with Mary, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Janet Hannaford


1 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter, softened (5 tablespoons)
2 tablespoons light colored corn syrup
1 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 egg
1 egg white
2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
2 tablespoons poppy seeds
1 teaspoon baking soda
Vegetable cooking spray

1/4 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract

1. Cream sugar & butter with a mixer at medium speed, until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add corn syrup, extract, egg, and egg white; beat well. Combine flour, poppy seeds, and soda; stir. Add to creamed mixture, beating well. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until lightly browned; let cool on pans 1 minute. Remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire racks.
2. Drizzle glaze over cookies.

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Makes 3 dozen




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