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       Title: Almond Cookies #1
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
       1 c  Sugar
   1 1/2 c  Butter
     1/2 ts Almond flavoring
       8 oz Almond paste; canned
   1 1/2 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/4 ts Soda
     Cream butter, sugar, and almond flavoring until light and fluffy. Add egg
   and almond paste and beat thoroughly.  Add sifted dry ingredients and beat
   until well blended.  Chill dough for about 2 hours.Form into balls, shaping
   with palms of hands. Use 1 level teaspoon of dough for 1 cookie. Place on
   ungreased cookie sheet and press gently with small fruit glass which has
   been dipped in granulated sugar. Bake at 350 until delicately browned.
   about 12 minutes.
    NOTE:  you can also add 3/4 cup chopped fine almonds to give added flavor.