About this recipe:There are so many versions of this buttery biscuit in countries around the world - Greece, Turkey, Russia to name a few. A lovely all-butter biscuit made with flour and almonds, then rolled in icing sugar.
350g unsalted butter
100g icing sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
220g finely ground almonds
4 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
375g sifted plain flour
5 tablespoons icing sugar for rolling
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Method Prep:45min › Cook:15min › Extra time:1hr › Ready in:2hr
Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
Cream butter in a bowl, gradually add icing sugar and salt. Beat until light and fluffy. Add almonds and vanilla. Blend in flour gradually and mix well.
Shape into balls (or crescents) using about 1 teaspoon for each biscuit. Place on ungreased baking trays, and bake for 15-20 minutes. Do not brown. Cool slightly, then roll in the extra icing sugar.