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Cinnamon Almond Strips

 Cinnamon Almond Strips
When I was young, I could hardly wait for the holidays because I knew these rich cookies would make an appearance on the cookie tray. Now I make them for holidays throughout the year. —Fred Grover, Lake Havasu City, Arizona
120 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • TOPPING:
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg yolks. Gradually add flour and mix well.
  • Using a cookie press fitted with a bar disk, press dough 1 in. apart
  • into long strips onto ungreased baking sheets. In a small bowl, beat
  • egg whites until stiff peaks form; brush over dough.
  • Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over strips. Cut each strip
  • into 2-in. pieces (there is no need to separate the pieces).
  • Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are firm (do not
  • brown). Cut into pieces again if necessary. Remove to wire racks to
  • cool. Yield: about 10 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 56 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 18 mg sodium,

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Cinnamon Almond Strips (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.