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Finnish Butter Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened (no substitutes)
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg white 1
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), ground
Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Stir in extract.
Add 1-1/4 cups flour; mix well.
Knead in remaining flour.
Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/4-in.thickness.
Cut with a small cookie cutter (1-1/2 to 2 in.); place on ungreased baking sheets.
Beat egg white until foamy; brush over cookies.
Sprinkle with sugar and almonds.
Bake at 350° for 7-8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday

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