*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                           Almond Shortbread Bars
 
 Recipe By     : Land O Lakes Cookie Collection
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          1
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          all-purpose flour
    1      cup           sugar
    1      cup           butter -- softened
    1                    egg -- separated
      1/4  teaspoon      almond extract
    1      tablespoon    water
      1/2  cup           almonds -- chopped
 
     Heat oven to 350. In large mixer bowl, combine flour, sugar, butter,
 egg yolk and almond extract. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until
 particles are fine, 2-3 minutes. Press on bottom of greased 15x10x1-inch
 jelly-roll pan. In small bowl, beat egg white and water until frothy; brush
 on dough. Sprinkle nuts over top. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until very
 lightly browned. Cool completely. Cut into bars.Makes about 2 1/2 dozen bars.
     Source:  Land O Lakes Cookie Collection
 
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