|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 48-60 servings|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 3g||4%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||10%|
|Total Carbohydrate 4g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
These butter cookies are flavored with almond extract and vanilla extract and sprinkled with a little sugar. Shape them into cylinders or logs or other shapes before baking.
These little cookies literally melt in your mouth, and the vanilla and almond extracts give them fabulous flavor.
- 1 cup butter (room temperature)
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour (sift before measuring)
- Optional: 1/2 cup granulated sugar (or colored sugar)
Gather the ingredients.
Cream butter until light and fluffy; beat in salt, almond extract, and vanilla extract.
Gradually blend in confectioners' sugar then sifted flour.
Chill for about 1 hour, or until dough is easier to handle.
Preheat oven to 400F.
Shape dough into rolls about 3/4-inch in diameter, then cut into 3/4-inch lengths.
Place, ends up, on ungreased baking sheets; press lightly with the bottom of a glass covered with a damp cloth. If desired, sprinkle cookies with colored sugar or granulated sugar.
Bake at 400F for about 10 minutes.