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       Title: Almond Cookie Wreaths
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 50 servings
  
       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Butter or margarine;
            -softened
     1/2 c  Milk
       1    Egg
       1 ts Vanilla
       1 ts Almond extract
   3 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking powder
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Green food coloring
            Red candied cherries
  
   Recipe by: Christmas Cookbook
     Mix sugar, margarine, milk, egg, vanilla and almond extract. Stir in
   flour, baking powder and salt. Divide dough into halves. Tint 1/2 with food
   color. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.
     For each wreath, shape 1 teaspoon dough from each half into 4 rope. For
   smooth, even ropes, roll back and forth on sugared surface. Place 1 green
   and 1 white rope side by side; press together lightly and twist. Place on
   ungreased cookie sheet. Shape each into circle with ends meeting; press
   bits of candied cherries on wreath for holly berries. Heat oven to 375
   degrees. Bake until set and very light brown, 9-12 min. About 4-1/2 dozen
   cookies.
  
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