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Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 8 3⁄4 Tablespoon (1/2 Cup Plus 2 Teaspoons)
  Double-acting baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Blanched shelled almonds 12 , lightly toasted
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Onto sheet of wax paper or a paper plate sift together flour, baking powder, and baking soda; set aside.
2. In small mixing bowl, using electric mixer, cream margarine with sugar until light and fluffy; add sifted ingredients and beat until combined. Add egg and extracts and continue beating until batter is smooth.
3. Onto 2 nonstick baking sheets drop batter by heaping table-spoonsful, forming 6 cookies on each sheet and leaving a space of about 4 inches between each (batter will spread to form thin cookies, each about 3 1/2 inches in diameter). Top each cookie with 1 almond and press lightly.
4. Bake until edges of cookies are dark brown, 8 to 10 minutes; using a spatula, remove cookies to wire rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Kids

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