Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups butter, softened

  2. 1 cup sugar

  3. 4 cups all-purpose flour

  4. 1 egg, lightly beaten

  5. 2/3 cup finely chopped almonds Colored sugar, optional

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in flour and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Roll out onto a well-floured surface to 1/4-in. thickness. Brush lightly with egg. Sprinkle with almonds and sugar if desired. Using a fluted pastry cutter or knife, cut into 2-in. x 1-in. strips. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 6 dozen.


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