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Glazed Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  Soft butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Chopped blanched almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sifted cake flour 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole almonds 48 , unblanched
Directions

Cream butter and sugar until light.
Beat in extracts and egg yolks.
Add chopped nuts, flour, and salt; mix well.
Roll into 1-inch balls, dip into unbeaten egg whites (this provides the glaze), and put 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets.
Put a whole almond in center of each ball, and push down to flatten cookie.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for about 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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