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1 cup butter softened 1/2 tsp baking powdered

3/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp almond extract Additional sugar

2 cups all purpose flour

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in almond

extract. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed

mixture and mix well. Roll into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased

baking sheets. Coat bottom of a glass with cooking spray; dip in sugar. Flatten

cookies with prepared glass, dipping glass in sugar as needed. Bake at 400°

for 7 - 9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before

removing to wire racks. In a small bowl whisk together the confectioners sugar,

almond extract and enough water to achieve glaze consistency. Tint with food

coloring if desired ; drizzle over cookies. Sprinkle with almonds. Yield:

about 4 1/2 dozen.


1 cup confectioners sugar Green food coring - optional

1 1/2 tsp almond extract Sliced almonds toasted

2-3 tsps. water


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