This uses a make ahead cookie mix that can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks. When you are ready to make the cookies, add the ingredients below to the mix.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1/3 cup butter, softened
- 2 teaspoons almond extract
- 6 ounces cream cheese
- 2 cups Make Ahead Cookie Mix
- 1 egg, separated
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Mix sugar and almond flavoring and set aside. In a separate bowl mix butter, cheese and egg yolk. Stir in Make Ahead Cookie Mix.
Roll onto flat surface. Cut in half. Place 1 half on greased cookie sheet. Spoon on almond and sugar mix. Place 2nd half on top. Brush with slightly beaten egg white.
Bake 22 - 30 minutes. Let cool at least 30 minutes. Cut into 1/2 inch strips.