FAMOUS SHORTBREAD RECIPE 3 (cinnamon and almond flavour)
This past December, for my birthday, I received a box of cookbooks. (of course), What was special about these cookbooks? They belonged to my Grandmother.
two are little booklets and one, was "her" cookbook. It's just a little notebook stuffed full of newspaper clippings, her recipes. (it's so cool to have things in her handwriting)
Makes around 16 pieces
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 cups sifted flour
Cream butter and sugar.
Add almond extract and egg; beat well.
Blend in flour.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board;
knead until smooth.
Roll out to piecrust thickness then cut into shapes.
Place on a greased baking sheet; prick with a fork.
Bake at 275 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
While still warm, roll in powdered sugar; sprinkle with cinnamon.