Finnish Butter Cookies

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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 34
    cup butter, softened
  • 14
    cup plus 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
    egg white
  • 13
    cup ground almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream butter and 1/4 cups sugar.
  • Stir in almond extract.
  • Add 1 1/4 cups flour and mix well.
  • Knead in remaining 3/4 cups flour.
  • Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  • Roll out onto a lightly floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Cut with a 1 1/2-2 inch cookie cutter.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Beat egg white until foamy and brush over cookies.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and almonds.
  • Bake at 350 F until lightly browned, about 7-8 minutes.
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