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Recipe by Southern Living November 1996

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
2 1/2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine butter and sugar in a large bowl; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, beating well. Mix in liqueur.

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  • Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to butter mixture, beating well. Stir in almonds.

  • Divide dough in half; shape each portion into a 9- x 2-inch log on a greased baking sheet.

  • Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until firm. Cool on baking sheet 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

  • Cut each log diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices with a serrated knife using a gentle sawing motion. Place on ungreased baking sheets.

  • Bake at 350° for 5 to 7 minutes. Turn cookies over, and bake 5 to 7 additional minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

  • *1 1/2 tablespoons chocolate syrup may be substituted.

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