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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.
  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

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2128 Calories from Fat 896

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 102 g156.7%

Saturated Fat 61 g305.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 638.5 mg212.8%

Sodium 882.5 mg36.8%

Total Carbohydrates 281 g93.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18.1%

Sugars 151.3 g

Protein 27 g53.7%

Vitamin A 65.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 83.6% Iron 56.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Diamond Cookies Recipe