Posted On December 19, 2010

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(375 F oven)


1 cup butter or margarine

3 Tbsp. sugar

1 tsp. Almond flavouring

2 cups flour

½ tsp. salt

Cream the butter and sugar, almond flavouring, flour and salt. Roll in very small balls. Flatten with a fork on an ungreased sheet. Bake about 10 to 12 minutes at 375 F. Top with frosting. Decorate with a half-blanched almond.


1 cup icing sugar

2 Tbsp. cocoa

2 Tbsp. hot water

½ tsp. almond flavouring

½ tsp. vanilla

Mom calls these Elizabeth’s cookies as Elizabeth got the recipe from Violet Cunliffe when she was very young.

These are a favourite of all the nieces and nephews as well.