Almond Tree Cookies

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  • 2 hr 0 min prep time
  • 2 hr 0 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 48 servings

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
2
cups all-purpose flour

Frosting

1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
to 2 tablespoons milk
8
or 10 drops green food color

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, beat 1 cup butter, the granulated sugar and almond extract with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. On low speed, beat in flour.
  2. 2 Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until firm to the touch. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. 4 In small bowl, beat powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons butter and the milk on medium speed until smooth and spreadable. Stir in green food color until uniform color.
  5. 5 Spoon frosting into resealable food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; cut off tiny corner of bag. Squeeze bag to make tree shape in a zigzag pattern on each cookie with frosting.

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