Easy Almond Shortbread

admin December 6, 2013 Comments Off on Easy Almond Shortbread

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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