Almond Sugar Cookies


Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/ 2 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Additional sugar (to taste)

Directions

  • In a large bowl, mix the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in almond extract. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; then gradually add to the mixture and mix well. Roll the dough into one big ball. Put in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Get the dough out of the fridge and flatten it with a roller pin to approximately 8 mm thick. Cut into shape using your Cookiestruct and place the cookies 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet
  • Coat the bottom of a glass with cooking spray; dip in sugar. Gently roll unto cookie dough with prepared glass, keep dipping the glass in sugar as needed. 
  • To ensure the cookies keep their shapes, place the baking sheet in the freezer for 10-15min before baking.
  • Bake directly from the freezer at 400° for 7-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.

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