Honey-Almond Butter Cookies
Sparkling, honey and almond butter cookie cut-outs.
1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup honey
5 cups all-purpose flour
5 large egg yolks
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 large egg white, lightly beaten
Coarse sugar for sprinkling
- Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
- In a large bowl, cream butter, oil and honey. Cut in flour with a pastry blender until dough is the size of marbles. Stir in egg yolks, lemon juice and vanilla and almond extracts. Chill for 2 hours.
- Roll dough 1/4-inch thick. Cut dough with a floured cookie cutter into desired shapes. Brush lightly with egg white and sprinkle with sugar.
- Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Makes 5 dozen cookies.