Almond Slices Cookie Recipe


230 grams almonds with skins - 1 1/2 cups

2 cups sifted flour

1 cup sugar

1 cup soft butter

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 eggs


Almond Slice Cookies

Recipe from A&P Woman's Day Kitchen circa 1950

1. Grate nuts, using a grater, do not grind

2. Put nuts, flour, and sugar in a bowl and whisk

3. Blend in butter with a pastry blender or your fingers

4. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well with fingers.

5. Shape the dough into two long blocks, 2 inch square

6. Wrap in waxed paper and chill refridgerate or freeze overnight

7. Pre-heat oven to 375 F

8. Cut the dough logs into 1/8th inch slices crosswise

9. Put on cookies sheets and bake for about 10 minutes

10. Remove at once to racks to cool.

 Store in an air-tight container. Will not ship well.