|Sifted all purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||18 Tablespoon (1 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , well beaten|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Chopped blanched almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Sift flour with baking powder and 1 cup sugar.
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
Add egg, vanilla, and 1 egg white, beaten until stiff and then beaten with 2 tablespoons sugar.
With floured fingers shape dough into small balls.
Beat remaining egg white until foamy.
Dip each ball into egg white, then roll in chopped nuts.
Put on greased cookie sheets and flatten slightly.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350 F.) for 12 to 14 minutes.