|Whole almonds||36 (blanched)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs) (sifted)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||2 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
1. Set out cookie sheets.
2. Set out almonds.
3. Sift together flour and baking powder and set aside.
4. Cream together butter and vanilla extract until butter is softened.
5. Add sugar gradually, creaming until fluffy after each addition.
6. Mixing well