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Ginger Almond Refrigerator Cookies

PREP TIME:

30 min

COOK TIME:

10 min

YIELD:

4 dozen cookies

INGREDIENTS:

2 1/4 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached All Purpose Flour 1 large egg
2 tsps. baking powder 2 tbsps. grated fresh or dried ground ginger
1/2 tsp. salt 1 1/2 tsps. almond extract
1 cup butter softened1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
1 cup sugar

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Beat butter and sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer. Beat in egg, ginger and almond extract until light and fluffy. Stir in flour mixture just until blended.

  2. 2.
    SHAPE into two 6-inch rolls. Roll in chopped almonds. (If dough is too soft, chill slightly before rolling.) Wrap in wax paper or plastic wrap, then wrap with foil. Chill several hours or up to overnight.

  3. 3.
    HEAT oven to 375°F. Cut rolls into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. Place on ungreased baking sheet.

  4. 4.
    BAKE 10 to 12 minutes. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets. Place on cooling rack to cool completely.