|Butter||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chilled|
|Sifted all purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Egg white||1 , slightly beaten|
Cut butter into flour until particles are the size of rice kernels.
Beat egg yolks, cream, and extract until very thick.
Using a fork, blend into flour mixture in halves, mixing well after each addition.
Chill dough thoroughly.
Roll dough 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface; fold lengthwise in half, then crosswise in half; chill 1 hour.
Again roll dough 1/4 inch thick.
Cut with 1 1/4 inch round cutter.
Transfer to ungreased cookie sheets.
Brush rounds with egg white.
Bake at 350Â°F about 20 minutes.
Remove cookies to wire racks and sift with Vanilla Confectioners' Sugar
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1126 Calories from Fat 619
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 70 g108.1%
Saturated Fat 41.8 g208.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 531.8 mg177.3%
Sodium 82.7 mg3.4%
Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.6%
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%
Sugars 2.8 g
Protein 22 g43.3%
Vitamin A 46.3% Vitamin C
Calcium 8.8% Iron 37%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet