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Almond Diamond Cookies

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Crispy, yummy and fancy almond cookies are made with flour, eggs vanilla extract, almond extract and to go great with coffee, tea, hot chocolate! Prepare these elegant looking almond cookies with a minimum of time and fuss. I am sure it will keep you craving it for days.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Egg yolk 1 , slightly beaten
Directions

1. Into large bowl, measure flour and remaining ingredients except egg yolk. With mixer at low speed, beat ingredients until well blended, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula. With hands, roll dough into 6 1/2" by 2" log; wrap log with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 hours or until firm enough to slice. (Dough can be refrigerated up to 1 week before baking.)
2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Slice log crosswise into 1/4 inch-thick slices. Place slices, 1 inch apart, on ungreased large cookie sheets; brush with egg yolk. With dull edge of knife, score cookies to make a diamond pattern.
3. Bake cookies 15 minutes or until lightly browned. With pancake turner, remove cookies to wire racks to cool. Store cookies in tightly covered container.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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