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       Title: Glazed Almond Cookies
  Categories: New, Text, Import
       Yield: 4 servings
       1/2 c  salted butter, -- room
   :          temperature
       3/4 c  sugar
         1 lg egg
         1 ts almond extract
       1/4 c  ground pecans
         1 c  sliced almonds
         1 c  all-purpose flour
       1/4 c  heavy cream
         1 ts almond liqueur
         1 c  semisweet chocolate chips
         2 ts dark corn syrup
   Preheat oven to 350. In medium mixing bowl, blend
   butter and sugar with electric mixer. Add egg and
   almond extract. Beat until light and fluffy. Add
   ground pecans and flour and blend at low speed. Form
   dough into 2-inch balls. Roll in sliced almonds and
   coat each well. Place balls on ungreased cookie
   sheets, 2 inches apart. Bake 15 minutes or until
   cookies are slightly golden brown. Transfer quickly to
   smooth, flat surface to cool.
   Glaze: Scald cream in saucepan and remove from heat.
   Stir in chocolate chips, liqueur, and corn syrup and
   cover. Let stand for 15 minutes. Whisk glaze until
   smooth, being careful not to stir too vigorously.
   Drizzle patterns on cooled cookies. Dip some cookies
   halfway into chocolate. Chill cookies on waxed paper
   until chocolate has set. If you don't want to use
   alcohol in this recipe, substitute with almond extract.
   Recipe By     :THE DESSERT SHOW SHOW #DS3065
                                         Date: Tue, 29
   Oct 1996 22:59:57 -0500