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Easy Basic Almond Cookies :

1 cup  Butter softened

3/4 cup sugar

1  eggs

1 teaspoon almond extract

1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

48 whole blanched almonds

1  egg yolk

1 tablespoon water

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine butter and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and almond flavoring; beat until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly; press almond into center of each cookie.Beat egg yolk with water in bowl; brush cookies evenly with egg mixture. Bake for 11-15 minutes or until just set.

Tuesday in My Kitchen : more Chinese dishes .

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