Pressed Cookies Almond Meltaways

posted by Schmitty 01-17-100 3:58 AM

They make 12 dozen (1 3/4 inch cookies)
Almond Meltaways

4 ounces almond paste
3 cups powdered sugar
4 eggs
2 cups (4 sticks) butter, softened
5 3/4 cups cake flour

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

In large bowl, combine almond paste and sugar; beat well. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add butter; beat until light. Add flour; mix until smooth.

With No. 4 star tip, pipe onto paper lined cookie sheet.

Bake at 375 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are light brown and centers are set. Do not overbake.

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