Easy Almond Shortbread

admin December 6, 2013 0

If you wish to serve your guests at the party something different than the usual cookies, then this short bread made with almonds is the right choice. These melt-in-mouth cookies are soft to munch on and are a delight for kids and elderly. You can either cut them using cookie cutter or roll them as logs to make it look different.

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Ingredients:

Butter – 1 cup

White sugar – ½ cup

Almond extract – 2 tsp

All purpose flour – 2 ½ cups

Granulated sugar – 1/3 cup

Directions:

  • In a big bowl, put butter and ½ cup sugar and almond extract and beat well until the mixture is fluffy and light.
  • With the help of a wooden ladle add the flour and combine until smooth. Now divide the dough in to two parts and cover it. Keep it fridge for 2 hours.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degree F or 150 degree C.
  • Dust the rolling surface with sugar lightly; roll the dough first one part about ½-inch thickness. Make use of a one ½-inch cookie cutter and cut the cookies.
  • Arrange them in a cookie sheet that is not greased with an inch gap between them.
  • Create an indent on the cookies with the end of a wooden ladle.

Bake for half-an-hour and serve when cool.

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