Almond Biscuits

Ingredients :
2 ½ cups all−purpose flour  
2 tsp baking powder  
½ cup margarine or butter  
1 cup granulated sugar  
1 egg  
1 tsp almond essence   blanched almonds for decoration beaten egg for glazing

Direction :
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Cream the margarine (or butter) and sugar together until light, white and fluffy. Beat in the egg and almond essence. Stir in the sifted dry ingredients to make a stiff dough.
Form the mixture into balls about 1 − 1.5 inch diameter and place the seon a greased baking tray. Place half an almond (split lengthways) on each ball and press to flatten slightly. Brush with beaten egg. 3. Bake in a moderate oven (350 deg F / 180 deg C) for 20 minutes oruntil golden. Cool on a wire rack. This quantity makes about 45biscuits.More FREE Cookbooks!


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