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Almond Star Cookies

Almond Star Cookies


2 cups/500 mL all purpose flour
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL baking powder
1/4 tsp/1.2 mL salt
1 cup/250 mL unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup/180 mL granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 tsp/10 mL Watkins Pure Almond Extract
Sliced almonds, for garnish


Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In a mixer, combine butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and almond extract, mixing until combined. Add flour mixture 1/2 cup/125 mL at a time until combined.

Roll dough into circles. Place on prepared baking sheet. Press three to five almond slices into dough circle. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on rack.

Makes 24 cookies.

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