Formed Cookies Glazed Almond Cookies

posted by Queen Bee 11-26-100 4:20 PM

Glazed Almond Cookies

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 egg yolks
3/4 cup chopped blanched almonds
2 2/3 cups sifted cake flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 egg whites
48 almonds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets

In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light. Beat in the almond and vanilla extracts and the egg yolks Next, stir in the chopped almonds, flour and salt.

Roll the dough into 1 inch balls, dip the balls into the egg whites. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheet. Press a whole almond into the top of the ball, flattening the cookie a little bit.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until edges start to brown.

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