28 February, 2012
Cocoa Almond Cut-out CookiesPosted in : Cookies on by : admin
3/4 c Butter or margarine
14 oz Can sweetened
1 ts Vanilla extract
1/2 ts Almond extract
2 3/4 c All-purpse flour
2/3 c Cocoa
2 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 c Finely chopped almonds
In large mixer bowl, beat butter, sweetened condensed milk, eggs,
vanilla and almond extract until well blended. Combine flour, cocoa,
baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to butter mixture,
beating until well blended. Stir in almonds. Divide dough into 4
equal parts. Wrap each in plastic wrap; flatten into disk. Chill
until firm enough to roll, about 2 hours. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Remove one part of dough at a time from refrigerator. Roll to about
1/8 inch thickness on floured surface. Cut into desired shapes. Place
on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until set.
Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Drizzle
chocolate glaze over top, if desired.