Buttery cookies topped with sugar and almonds.
3/4 cup butter
1/4 cup white sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 egg white
1 tablespoon white sugar
1/3 cup finely chopped blanched almonds
① Mix butter and sugar thoroughly. Work in flour with hands. Chill dough.
② Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
③ Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut in strips, 2 1/2 x 3/4 inch. Brush tops lightly with 1 egg white, slightly beaten.
④ Sprinkle with mixture of 1 Tablespoon sugar and 1/3 cup finely chopped blanched almonds. Carefully transfer several at a time to ungreased baking sheet. Bake 17 to 20 minutes, or until a delicate brown.
Per Serving: 111calories;6.9g fat;11g carbohydrates;1.7g protein;15mg cholesterol;44mg sodium.