Total Time
8mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 8 mins

Originally from "Better Homes and Gardens" magazine

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir together flour and baking powder.
  2. Beat butter for 30 seconds; add sugar and beat until fluffy.
  3. Add egg, vanilla and almond extract; beat well.
  4. Gradually add dry ingredients to beaten mixture, beating till well combined.
  5. Do not chill.
  6. Force dough through a cookie press onto an ungreased cookie sheet. If desired, sprinkle with colored sugars or with ground almonds dyed red or green with food coloring.
  7. Bake in a 400° oven for 7-8 minutes.
  8. Cool on wire rack.
Most Helpful

Tasty light cookies that will be a nice addition to our Xmas cookie tray. What I especially like about these is that they have both vanilla and almond essence in them---yum! I followed the instructions precisely, except for adding 2 tablespoons milk to the butter mixture. Also, I baked them for 10-12 minutes at 375 d F. Tip: be sure to use a cool cookie sheet or cookies will spread. Thanks for posting this lovely recipe.

BecR December 03, 2007

These are always great. The family is always happy to see a plate of these cookies arrive on the table at the holidays

imatrad October 18, 2004