Easter Recipe

Easter Recipe
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Monday, July 19, 2010

Almond Cookies

1 cup of flour
1 cup of blanched almonds finely chopped
4 oz butter softened
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 egg yolks beaten
1 whole egg beaten
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1 fresh lemon rind grated

Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.

In a bowl combine sugar and butter mix well.
Mix remaining ingredients until it forms into dough.
Mixture should not be too dry or too firm if it is, add another egg yolk.
Shape dough into walnut size and line on a greased cookie sheet
press in the middle with thumb and place an almond or a candied red or green cherry.
Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes or until they are browned.

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