Cocoa Butter Sticks
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Cold water||1 Tablespoon|
|Almonds||3 Tablespoon, finely chopped|
Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt together; set aside.
Cream butter; add 3/4 cup sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Reserve 1 tablespoon egg blend remainder into butter mixture, beating thoroughly.
Add dry ingredients in fourths, mixing until blended after each addition.
Chill dough thorough- ly.
Divide dough into 4 portions; shape each into a roll 3/4 inch in diameter.
Place rolls 4 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets; flatten each until 1/4 inch thick with a fork dipped in flour; smooth dough at edges.
Combine water with reserved egg; brush top of dough lightly.
Sprinkle a mixture of almonds and 2 tablespoons sugar over dough.
Bake at 400Â°F 8 to 10 minutes.
Cool 1 minute; cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces and remove to wire racks.