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       Title: Finnish Butter Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
     3/4 c  Butter (no substitutes);
            -softened
     1/4 c  Sugar
       1 ts Almond extract
       2 c  All-purpose flour
       1    Egg white
       2 tb Sugar
     1/3 c  Ground almonds
  
   Recipe by: TASTE OF HOME DEC/JAN 1996
      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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