Finnish logs

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Butter or margarine
¼ teaspoon Salt
⅓ cup Sugar
1 \N Egg slightly beaten
1 teaspoon Almond extract
¼ cup Almonds, finely chopped
2 cups Flour
⅓ cup Sugar + 1/4 t

Beat butter with the ⅓ cup sugar and almond extract until light and fluffy. Add flour and salt and mix well with hands. On a lightly floured surface, shape the dough into a roll 6 inches long. Cut the roll lengthwise into 6 equal parts. Shape each of the 6 parts into a role 12 inches long and ¾ inch in diameter. Cut each of these rolls into 6 (2 inch long) pieces. Place them on a greased cookie sheet, 1 inch apart. Mix the ¼ t of sugar with the chopped almonds. Brush logs lightly with the egg and sprinkle with mixture of almonds and sugar. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool.

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