Almond Strips

Recipe by akcooker
READY IN: 32mins




  • Stir together flour and baking powder.
  • Uaing an electric mixer, beat butter or margarine until smooth.
  • Add sugar and beat till fluffy.
  • Add egg and the 1/2 teaspoon almond extract; beat well.
  • Stir in flour mixture and beat until thoroughly mixed.
  • Divide the dough in fourths; roll each portion into a twelve inch roll.
  • Place 2 rolls four to five inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • (To facilitate cutting, use cookie sheets without sides-- or the back of cookie sheets with sides.) Flatten each roll till it is about 3 inches wide.
  • Repeat with remaining rolls.
  • Brush each flattened roll with a little milk and sprinkle with about 2 tablespoons of the the sliced almonds.
  • Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • While still warm, cut crosswise at a diagonal into 1 inch strips.
  • Cool completely.
  • Stir together the powdered sugar, the 1/4 teaspoon almond extract and the milk to make a thin frosting.
  • Drizzle frosting lightly back and forth over strips.