Almond Cookie Cut Outs

5
Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

This recipe came from a newspaper many years ago to be made for Valentine's Day ~ they were heart shaped. The flavor of the almond is wonderful and they come out crisp on the outside !

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 doz.
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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4 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
2 c
shortening
2 c
sugar
1
egg
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

BRUSH ON TOP:

1
egg yolk beaten
1 Tbsp
water
60
shelled almonds

How to Make Almond Cookie Cut Outs

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre heat oven 375 DF
    Sift flour with baking powder into large bowl. Add shortening, sugar almond and vanilla extracts, salt and beaten egg. Knead the mixture until thoroughly combined.
  • 2Turn dough onto an unfloured surface. Lightly pat into 1/4" thickness with a floured 2 1/2 " heart shaped (or any shape) cookie cutter, cut out cookies.
  • 3Place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
    Combine the egg yolk and 1 tablespoon of water. Brush on top and press one almond in center of each.
  • 4Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown around edges.

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About Almond Cookie Cut Outs

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Almond, #extract




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