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Spiced Christmas Cookies

By PutoPinoy on Sunday, July 26, 2009 At Sunday, July 26, 2009

  • 4 c. flour (Gold Medal)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. allspice
  • 1/2 tsp. cloves, ground
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 sticks butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c. almonds (ground)
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 c. almonds (sliced thinly)

Place flour on a counter top. Sprinkle all spice, cloves, cinnamon and baking powder over it and mix well. Make a well and drop in eggs. Then sprinkle sugar and almonds over it. Cut butter or margarine into slices on top and knead to a smooth dough. Place in refrigerator for half an hour.

On a floured surface roll out dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut out dough using cookie forms. Grease a cookie sheet and sprinkle lightly with sliced almonds. Place the dough on top. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes until lightly brown. (90 cookies.)