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Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  Slivered blanched almonds 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  All-purpose flour 250 Milliliter, sifted (1 Cup)
  Butter 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Sugar 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Almond extract 2 Milliliter (1/2 Teaspoon)
  Whole blanched almonds 24
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl place the flour.
2) In another bowl cream the butter, sugar and almond extract until fluffy, then gently stir in the flour mixture.
3) Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place twelve over a 12-inch pizza pan or foil wrapped rack, then flatten the balls to 1/2-inch thick.
4) Press an almond into the centre and bake as per directions until lightly browned.
5) Allow to cool for about 2-3 minutes, then remove from the pan. Repeat the same with the second batch.

SERVING
6) Serve in a nice plate when desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes

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