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       Title: Almond Cookie Slices
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
  
      10 tb Unsalted butter
     1/3 c  Honey
     1/3 c  Milk
     1/4 ts Almond extract
   2 1/2 c  Almonds/whole
            = i used sliced; toasted
     3/4 c  Light brown sugar; packed
       3 c  Flour
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
     3/4 ts Baking powder
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
            Almond glaze:
       1 c  Confectioners' sugar
     1/2 ts Almond extract
       6 ts Water
  
   Preparation Time: 0:20
     Melt butter in a small suacepan.  Stir in honey, milk and almond extract;
   set aside to cool.
     Combine 1 1/4 cups of almonds and the brown sugar in a food processor.
   Process just until nuts are texture of coarse meal. Add cooled butter
   mixture to the processor. Process until smooth. Add flour, cinnamon, baking
   powder, baking soda and salt. Processor just until mixture is combined.
   Scrape into a bowl.  Stir in remaining 1 1/4 cups almonds. Line a 9 x 9 x
   2 square baking pan with plastic wrap. Place dough in pan & pat level.
   Place in freezer for 20 minutes or until firm.
     Heat oven to 350.  Lightly coat baking sheets with nonstick vegetable
   spray. Remove the firm dough from pan. Starting at any side, cut 1/4
   slices.  Arrange on the prepared baking sheets, placing them 1/2 apart.
   Bake in a 350 oven for 18 minutes or just until golden. Transfer to wire
   racks to cool.  Drizzle with glaze.
      For glaze:  Mix together confectioners' sugar and almond extract in a
   small bowl.  Gradually stir in 6 teaspons of water or just enough to make a
   thin glaze.  Makes 3 dozen cookies.
  
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