12/02/2013 Almond Sugar Cookies
Almond Sugar Cookies
Recipe Courtesy of George MohrCookies: 1 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 tsp. almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt Additional sugar
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in almond extract.
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Roll into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
Coat the bottom of a glass with cooking spray and dip in sugar.
Flatten cookies with prepared glass, dipping glass in sugar again as needed.
Glaze: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 1/2 tsp. almond extract 2 to 3 tsp. water Green or red food coloring, optional Sliced almonds, toasted
Mix together the first four ingredients until well blended.
Frost cookies and garnish with almonds, as desired.