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1 cup (2 sticks)
butter or margarine, softened
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
Red decorating sugar, for garnish
Cream butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer. Add confectioners' sugar;
beat well. Beat in the egg and extracts. Blend in the flour and salt. Form the
dough into two disks and wrap them in plastic. Chill the dough well.
Remove one disk from the refrigerator. Roll dough out on a lightly floured
surface to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into 1 1/2-inch squares, then cut from each
corner of the square almost to the center. Turn over every other cut point to
the center and press gently, forming a pinwheel (or poinsettia). Sprinkle the
center of each with red sugar. Repeat with the second disk of dough.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the cookies on greased baking sheets and
bake until very lightly golden, about 8 to 10 minutes.
Makes about 5 dozen cookies.