Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup butter

  2. 1 cup sugar

  3. 3 eggs

  4. 2 tsp. vanilla extract

  5. 2 tsp. almond extract

  6. 3 1/2 cups sifted flour

  7. 3 tsp. baking powder

  8. 1 1/2 cups chopped or whole almonds

  9. Extra flour for kneading dough

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cream sugar and butter Add eggs one at a time, beating after each one until fully incorporated Add vanilla and almond extracts Sift together flour and baking powder, gradually add to creamed mixture Fold in almonds Put dough on floured pastry board, knead about 10-15 minutes working extra flour into the dough as needed so it's not sticky.

  2. Cut dough into 8 equal parts, and with your hands roll each section on the floured board forming a long roll about 12 inches long and one inch thick Put the 8 rolls onto 2 greased cookie sheets at least 1 inch apart and bake 20 minutes @350, until lightly brown. Remove from oven, slice rolls diagonally into 1/2 inch pieces. Lay cut side down, and bake for 10 minutes @325, until light brown and dry.


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