Finnish butter cookies

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Butter; (no substitutes),
\N \N ; softened
¼ cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Almond extract
2 cups All-purpose flour
1 \N Egg white
2 tablespoons Sugar
⅓ cup Ground almonds

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Stir in extract. Add 1-¼ cups flour; mix well. Knead in remaining flour. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to ¼" thickness. Cut with a small cookie cutter (1-½ to 2"); place on ungreased baking sheets. Beat egg white until foamy; brush over cookies. Sprinkle with sugar and almonds.

Bake at 350 degrees for 7-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen

Submitted to RecipeLu List by Ruth <pookypook@...> by PookyPook <PookyPook@...> on Jan 24, 1998.

Recipe by: TASTE OF HOME DEC/JAN 1996 Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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