Almond Paste Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

1/2 cup (4-oz) almond paste lightly packed
1 cup Butter
1/2 cup Sugar
2 cups Flour
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
3 cups Powdered sugar sifted
5 tablespoons tbl To 6 milk
1 teaspoon Almond extract

Preparation

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Place almond paste in food processor with metal blade in place: process until finely chopped. Add butter and sugar; process until thoroughly mixed.
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Add egg white; process until smooth. Add flour and cinnamon; process until dough forms a ball. Remove from processor; wrap in plastic and chill 1/2 hour or until firm.
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Roll dough on lightly floured work surface, approximately 1/4 inch thick.
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Cut into desired shapes. TRansfer to a lightly greased baking sheet; bake at 325 degrees, 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned. Removed cookies to a rack to cool. Mix together powdered sugar, milk and almond extract. Divide glaze into separate bowls and tint each bowl as desired with food coloring.
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Spread cookies with glaze and allow to dry and harden before serving.

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Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

Friday, December 4, 2009 - 11:18pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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