*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Almond Cookie
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           Sugar
    1 1/2  cups          Butter
      1/2  teaspoon      Almond flavoring
    1      8 ounces Can  almond paste
    1 1/2  cups          Flour
      1/2  teaspoon      Baking powder
      1/4  teaspoon      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.
 
 
 
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