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Almond Slices

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These Almond Slices are a dream. Try these delicious crunchy nut cookies for an afternoon snack or for dessert and tell me how you prefer to eat them. Your suggestions for these Almond Slices are welcome !
Ingredients
  Melted butter 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Packed light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3 Large
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Slivered almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs), finley ground
  All purpose flour 5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In large bowl, with spoon, combine melted butter, brown sugar, and sugar.
Add eggs, vanilla, lemon extract, and ground almonds; beat to combine well.
Stir in flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg until dough forms.
Cover bowl with plastic wrap and freeze dough 1 hour or until easy to handle.
Divide dough into 8 pieces.
On lightly floured surface, with floured hands, shape each piece into a 6 inch long log.
Wrap each log in plastic wrap and freeze at least 4 hours or overnight, until firm enough to slice.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Grease large cookie sheet.
Slice logs into very thin (about 3/16 inch) slices.
Place slices, l 1/2 inches apart, on cookie sheet.
Bake 15 minutes or until cookies are browned.
With pancake turner, remove cookies to wire rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Everyday

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