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       Title: Sugared Almond Sticks
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
  
     1/2 c  Blanched almonds
       2 tb Sugar
       1 c  All purpose flour; sifted
     1/3 c  Sugar
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine
       1    Egg yolk
     1/4 ts Almond extract
       1    Slightly beaten egg white
  
   Recipe by:  From the book Butterfingers
   Grind almonds in blender.  Mix 2 tbs almonds with 2 tbs
   sugar and set aside.  Combine remaining almonds, flour, 1/3
   cup sugar and salt.  Cut in butter until mixture resembles
   coarse crumbs.  Add eg gyolk and almond extract; mix well.
   Divide dough into six portions on lightly floured surface.
   With floured hands, roll each portion into a rope 12 long.
    Brush tops generously with egg white. Sprinkle with
   reserved almond-sugar mixture.  Cut each strip into cookies
   2 inches long. Place on-inch apart on ungreased cookie
   sheet.  Bake at 350 for 14-15 minutes. Cool 5 minutes
   before removing.  Makes 3 dozen sticks. JM
  
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