Cardamom Cookies

These cookies smell fantastic as they bake.This distinctive spice shines in these cookies. These cookies require no further decoration than a dusting of sugar. Allow time for the dough to chill.

Cardamom Cookies

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    Ingredients

    1 cup flour 1/4 cup ground almonds
    1/2 cup sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
    1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 egg
    1 teaspoon shredded lemon peel 2 teaspoons milk

    directions

    Prep: 1 hour Total:
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    • 1

      In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar and spices

    • 2

      Stir in the lemon peel and almonds

    • 3

      Cut the butter into the mixture with a pastry blender or two knives until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs

    • 4

      In a small bowl, beat the egg with the milk

    • 5

      Stir the egg and milk into the flour mixture until it forms a soft ba

    • 6

      Chill for at least four hours

    • 7

      Preheat the oven to 375 degrees

    • 8

      Roll the dough out one-eighth-inch thick

    • 9

      Cut into desired shapes and place on ungreased cookie sheets

    • 10

      Sprinkle with sugar and bake for five to eight minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

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