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                           Finnish Butter Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : TASTE OF HOME DEC/JAN 1996
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holiday
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4  cup           butter (no substitutes) -- softened
      1/4  cup           sugar
    1      teaspoon      almond extract
    2      cups          all-purpose flour
    1                    egg white
    2      Tablespoons   sugar
      1/3  cup           ground almonds
 
 In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Stir in extract. Add 1-1/4 cups flour;
mix well. Knead in remaining flour. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Roll out on
a lightly floured surface to 1/4 thickness. Cut with
 a small cookie cutter (1-1/2 to 2"); place on ungreased baking sheets. Beat egg
white until foamy; brush over cookies. Sprinkle with sugar and almonds. Bake at
350 degrees for 7-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield:
4 dozen
 
 
 
 
 
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