Valentine Shortbread Cookies

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READY IN: 55mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream 1 1/4 cups margarine in large bowl.
  • Gradually add sugar; beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add 1/4 tsp almond extract and salt.
  • Gradually stir in enough flour to make a soft dough.
  • Add ground almonds.
  • Press dough into a 10x15" jelly roll pan; prick with a fork.
  • Bake in a preheated 300 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until very lightly browned.
  • Cut into diamond shapes and remove from pan; cool completely.
  • Meanwhile in a small mixing bowl, cream remaining 6 Tbsp margarine with confectioners sugar and milk until light and fluffy; beat in chocolate and 1/4 tsp almond extract.
  • Spread frosting on cookies.
  • Decorate as desired.
  • (I make my own pink chocolate hearts from Merck's wafers using a mold, and put one on top of each cookie.).
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