Almond Cookie Cutouts Recipe

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Almond Cookie Cutouts Recipe
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  1. 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  2. 1/2 cup sugar
  3. 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  4. 1 Eggland's Best Egg
  5. 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  6. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  7. 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  8. 1/4 cup cornstarch
  9. 3 tablespoons ground almonds
  10. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  11. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  12. Red and green colored sugar and/or sprinkles, optional
  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add egg and extracts; mix well. Combine the flour, cornstarch, almonds, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture just until blended. Shape into two balls. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut out with lightly floured 2-1/2-in. cutters. Place on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with colored sugar and/or sprinkles if desired.
  3. Bake at 350° for 7-9 minutes or until set and bottoms are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: 28 cookies.
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