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brown eyed susans Recipe

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1 cup butter
3 tbsp sugar
1 tsp almond extract
2 cups unsifted flour
1/2 tsp salt


1 cup powdered sugar
2 tbsp cocoa
2 tbsp hot water
1/2 tsp vanilla
almond 1/2s

cream butter , add sugar almond extract flour and salt.
roll heaping tsp of dough into a ball. ( if dough is too soft place in the fridge for a while)
place balls on a greased cookie sheet and flatten slightly .
Bake @ 400 for 10-12 minutes

combine sugar and cocoa add hot water and vanilla . place a 1/2 tsp in each cookie and top with an almond

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a Christmas cookie Grandma Ortman always made. It is a family favorite!!




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