|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sifted all-purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Egg yolk||1 , slightly beaten|
|Blanched almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped|
Cream butter; add sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Add egg and beat thoroughly.
Add flour in fourths, mixing until well blended after each addition.
Chill dough thoroughly.
Roll one half of dough at a time 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface; cut with 1 3/4 inch round cutter and cut out centers with a 3/4 inch round cutter.
(Bake centers for samplers.) Transfer rounds and rings to ungreased cookie sheets.
Brush tops with egg yolk and sprinkle with almonds.
Bake at 350Â°F 10 to 15 minutes.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3047 Calories from Fat 1611
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 185 g284.6%
Saturated Fat 92.9 g464.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 759.4 mg253.1%
Sodium 121.1 mg5%
Total Carbohydrates 306 g102.1%
Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.2%
Sugars 104.8 g
Protein 52 g103.7%
Vitamin A 93.6% Vitamin C
Calcium 28.1% Iron 87%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet