29 June 2010

Almond Butter Cookies

These were made for Chinese New Year 2010. 

225g butter
100g white sugar
20g icing sugar
1 egg
310g plain flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp almond extract

How it was done:
1 - Cream the butter and sugars till light and fluffy.
2 - Beat in the egg.  Then add the vanilla and almond extracts.
3 - Combine the flour and salt, then stir into the sugar mixture. 
4 - Chill the dough for at least 10 min till it firms up a little. 
5 - Transfer the dough to the cookie press and press out onto ungreased cookie pan.
6 - Bake at 180 deg C for 10 min, or till lightly golden at the edges. (200 deg C if using light coloured baking pans.)
7 - Remove and cool on wire racks. 


CaThY said...

Very tasty! thumbs up! *^_^*

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