vanilla almond shortbread cookies

vanilla almond shortbread cookies

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adapted from One Little Minute

1 cup butter

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

2 cups flour

1 egg yolk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon almond extract

Preheat oven to 375. Cream together butter and sugar, then add egg yolk, vanilla, and almond, and mix until combined. Mix in salt, baking powder, and flour until just combined. Shape dough into golf ball-sized balls, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Stamp with cookie stamp (or flatten with the bottom of a glass. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until lightly golden brown. Let cool and dust with powdered sugar, if desired.

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