Almond Shortbread

Recipe by chia2160
READY IN: 33mins
YIELD: 16 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup butter, softened
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
    pinch salt
  • 1
    cup flour, plus
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 12
    cup sliced almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • With mixer beat butter and sugar until creamy.
  • Beat in almond extract and salt.
  • Mix in flour and blend into a soft dough by hand.
  • Press dough into an ungreased 8x8" pan, top with almonds, pressing into dough bake 25-30 minutes until golden brown around edges.
  • Use a dull knife to cut into squares while still warm when cool use a spatula to transfer slices to a rack to completely cool.
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