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Space Dust Cookies


Toasted almonds and powdered sugar make these butter cookies out of this world.

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  • 1 half a pound of Irish butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup plus confectioners sugar
  • 2 drops of almond extract
  • 30 roasted whole almonds
  • 2 Tablespoons confectioners sugar reserved for dusting after baking


Servings 30
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Step 1

Place softend butter in mixer bowl using a paddle attachment... add flour, confectioners sugar and almond drops, mix on low until all is incorporated then increase speed to medium high for 5 minutes, scrape sides to make sure all ingredients are mixed well. Drop teaspoonfuls onto parchment or a silpat bake 350 for 12 to 15 minutes light brown on bottoms not the top, remove from the oven place a roasted almond in center of each cookie carefully not pushing hard, dust immediately with the reserved confectioners sugar.


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