Strawberry Nut Drops
1 c Sugar
1/2 c Butter or margarine
1 t Almond extract
2 c All purpose flour
1 t Baking
1/2 t Baking soda
1 c Sweet
strawberries -- mashed *
1/2 c Chopped walnuts
3/4 c Confectioner's sugar
* or 10 oz pkg sweetened strawberries, mashed. Remove 2 T of the crushed
strawberries with juice and set aside.
Cream sugar, butter, and almond extract until creamy. Beat in
Mix flour with baking powder and soda and add to creamed
mixture alternately with crushed strawberries. Stir in walnuts.
Drop by Tablespoons onto lightly greased, or Teflon coated
cookie sheets, 2" apart.
Bake in 375ºF oven for 12-14 minutes.
Mix reserved berries with about 3/4 c confectioners sugar to
make a thin glaze and spread over warm or cold cookies.