Cooking with Hope: Bake some new holiday traditions

Published: Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 14:09 PM.

1     teaspoon baking powder

¼     teaspoon salt

2     large eggs, slightly beaten

¼     cup butter, melted

1     teaspoon almond extract or anise oil or vanilla extract

In a bowl mix together toasted almonds, flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.

In a large bowl whisk together eggs, melted butter, and almond extract. Add flour mixture to this and mix well to combine. Mix and knead until soft and pliable. Roll into 3 or 4 logs. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in a 325 degree oven. Cool for 10 minutes. Cut each log diagonally and bake each side for 5 minutes on each side.

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