Norwegian Christmas Cookies
|All purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Cornstarch||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Cardamom||1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cream||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Almonds||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), finely chopped|
Sift flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, and spices together; set aside.
Cream butter with extract.
Add sugar gradually, beating until light and fluffy.
Add dry ingredients alternately with cream, mixing after each addition.
Stir in almonds.
Shape dough into 3/4 inch balls; place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350°F about 15 minutes.