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Dutch Tile Cookies

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whole blanched almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Candied cherry 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375F.

MAKING
2) On sheet of waxed paper, sift flour with baking powder and salt; keep aside.
3) In large bowl, with wooden spoon, beat butter with sugar and vanilla and almond extracts until smooth.
4) Gradually add flour mixture, stirring until well combined.
5) Make a stiff dough.
6) Divide in half.
7) On slightly dampened surface, between 2 sheets of waxed paper, roll out half of dough into a 7-1/2-inch square.
8) Cut into 25 (1-1/2-inch) squares.
9) Decorate each with a nut half and bits of cherries.
10) Place, 2 inches apart, on ungreased cookie sheets.
11) Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or just until lightly browned.
12) Remove to wire rack; cool completely.
13) Repeat with remaining dough.

SERVING
14) Serve the cookies fresh or store in an airtight container once cooled properly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
8 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
68 Minutes
Servings: 
50

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