Basic Pressed Cookies

Yield:

about 4 dozen

Recipe from


Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Cream butter in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg and almond extract; beat well.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a small mixing bowl; gradually add to creamed mixture, stirring well after each addition.

Press dough from a cookie press onto ungreased cookie sheets, following manufacturer's instructions. Bake at 400° for 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.

Note:

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

January 1985