Chinese Imperial Palace Almond Cookies

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Description For more great Chinese recipes check out The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook by Gloria Bley Miller.
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2 C. Flour – cake flour if possible
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1 C. Butter, room temperature
1 C. Sugar
2 large Eggs Yolks
1/2 tsp. Lemon Extract
1 tsp. Almond Extract
75 Blanched Almonds
1 Egg Yolk
1 Tbsp. Water
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Sift together flour and baking powder. Add 2 egg yolks and the extracts. Blend in dry ingredients. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Press an almond into each ball and flatten slightly. Make an egg wash using egg yolk, and water, brush this over each cookie. Bake cooking for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.


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