1/2 cup almonds,
1 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons instant coffee
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 In large bowl
combine almonds, flour, confectioners' sugarand coffee. Cut in the butter
and mix together until well blended. Shape dough into a ball, wrap in foil
or plastic and refrigerate for at least half an hour.
2 On lightly
floured surface roll chilled dough to about 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with 2
inch cookie cutter. Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet
and sprinkle tops with granulated sugar.
3 Bake 10-12
minutes in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven or until edges
are just firm. Remove from sheet. Cool cookies on wire rack.
Makes 5 dozen