Saint Nicholas Cookies

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READY IN: 12mins
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour with spices in bowl. Add baking powder and salt; set aside.
  • In large bowl of electric mixer, at high speed, beat butter with sugar and egg until mixture is very light and fluffy.
  • With wooden spoon, stir in half of flour mixture, then beat in rest of flour mixture and almonds, mixing with hands, if necessary.
  • Refrigerate dough, covered, several hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F Lightly grease several cookie sheets.
  • Remove 1/4 of the dough at a time from the refrigerator. With hand, flatten dough or roll out to 1/8-inch thick. Cut with cookie cutter.
  • Repeat with rest of dough, 1/4 at a time. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown around edges.
  • Remove cookies to wire rack; cool completely.
  • Dust lightly with icing sugar. Store cookies in covered container.
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