*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Almond Sandies
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home, June/July, 1997
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Desserts
                 Taste Of Home
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           butter or margarine -- softened
    1      cup           sugar
    1      teaspoon      almond extract
    1 3/4  cups          all-purpose flour
      1/2  teaspoon      baking soda
      1/4  teaspoon      baking powder
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  cup           slivered almonds
 
 In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.  Add extract; mix well. Combine
 flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  Fold in almonds.  Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
 Bake at 300 degrees for 22-24 minutes or until lightly browned.  Cool 1-2
 minutes before removing to a wire rack.  Yield:  about 4 dozen.
 
 
 
 
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 NOTES : “'Buttery, rich and delicious, Almond Sandies are my husband’s
 favorite cookie and very popular where ever I take them,' remarks Joyce
 Pierce of Caldonia, Michigan.”