Amaretto Butter Cookies


  • About 1 cup (1/2 lb.) butter or margarine at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, separated
  • 3 tablespoons almond-flavored liqueur, such as amaretto, or 1 tablespon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • About 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups sliced almonds


These Buttery Cookies, Decorated With Sliced Almonds And Flavored With Orange Peel And Amaretto, Go To The Lucky Family And Friends Of Gary Connor Every Christmas. Each Year, He Makes 10 Or 15 Homemade Sweets To Give Away, Including These Liqueur-flavored

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