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Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1 , lightly beaten
  Blanched whole almonds 24
Directions

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a mixer bowl.
Add butter, sugar, ground almonds and almond extract.
Mix until well combined.
Knead on a lightly floured board until smooth, Shape dough into 24 uniform balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
Brush with beaten egg yolk and press an almond into the top of each cookie.
Bake in a preheated 350° oven 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.
Remove to a cake rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut

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