Buttery cookies topped with sugar and almonds.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 3/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 egg white
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- 1/3 cup finely chopped blanched almonds
Mix butter and sugar thoroughly. Work in flour with hands. Chill dough.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut in strips, 2 1/2 x 3/4 inch. Brush tops lightly with 1 egg white, slightly beaten.
Sprinkle with mixture of 1 Tablespoon sugar and 1/3 cup finely chopped blanched almonds. Carefully transfer several at a time to ungreased baking sheet. Bake 17 to 20 minutes, or until a delicate brown.