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Italian Almond Cookies

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Yield: 48 cookies

From the Old Red Inn & Cottages, North Conway, NH.

Ingredients:

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 cups flour
  • 4 flat teaspoons baking powder

Instructions:

Beat eggs and sugar for five minutes, then add softened butter, orange juice, lemon, vanilla and almond extract, then mix well. Slowly add flour and baking powder until well blended. Roll into 2-inch balls and bake at 350 degrees until bottom of cookie is golden brown.

Icing

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups confectionary sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions:

Mix icing ingredients well and frost cookies.
Updated Monday, December 1st, 2008
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