1 cup butter
One cup of unsifted confectioners sugar
One half teaspoon salt
Cream all ingredients well.
And in one and one fourth cups ground almonds
One teaspoon pure vanilla
2 cups enriched all purpose flour
Mix all ingredients well and roll dough into balls or Crescent shapes and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
Decorate with colored sugar or pearl sugar and then bake in the slow oven at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 to 18 minutes.
Cookies will not be brown when done.
This recipe comes from very old antique Pillsbury book. So old that the books went for $0.15 and it was before the Pillsbury Doughboy signed Ann Pillsbury.
This recipe was the senior winner in Pillsbury’s 3rd Grand National Recipe and Baking Contest by Mrs Carlos Wheaton, Hopkins Minnesota, adapted by Ann Pillsbury.
Makes about four and a half dozen cookies
Updated on January 30th, 2017.