Saturday, January 31, 2009

Cardamom orange cookie

1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
grated peel of one orange
1/3 cup ground almonds
1/2 cup butter
1 beaten egg
2 tablespoons of orange juice

Sift together flour, sugar, and spices; stir in peel and almonds. Cut in margarine till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in egg and juice till mixture forms a ball. Shape into a 2 1/2 in wide log, chill for an hour.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut log into 1/4 in wide circles. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, bake for 8 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

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