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Ingredients

  • 1 c. Blanched almonds
  • 1/2 c. Sugar
  • 1/2 lb Unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 x Egg yolk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 c. All-purpose bleached flour

Method

  • Combine almonds and sugar in food processor and pulse to grind finely.
  • Beat butter with sugar-almond mix and salt till very light, about 5 min on medium speed.
  • Beat in yolk, then vanilla extract.
  • Remove from mixer; sift over and stir in flour.
  • Divide dough in half and shape each into an 8-inch long cylinder, forming it in a sheet of parchment paper.
  • Refrigeratetill hard.
  • Slice cylinders of dough 1/4-inch thick and arrange on paper-lined pans.
  • Bake at 325 degrees about 15 to 20 min.