Monday, December 15, 2014

Almond Cookies

Cream together:
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar

1 egg
1 tablespoon almond extract

In a separate bowl, mix together:
2 1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda

Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture & stir until combined.

Drop by the tablespoonful onto a baking sheet.

Bake at 350 degrees until the edges begin to turn golden.

In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar & milk till it reaches a consistency similar to maple syrup.  add 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract.  Beat well.  Brush over cookies while they are still warm.  Garnish with a sliced almond.

Let icing set up before packaging.

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