Decorate cookies with jimmies, little edible silver balls or nuts.
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
½ teaspoon almond extract
2 eggs, well beaten
5-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
4 cups powdered sugar
½ cup milk
decorations of choice
Preheat oven to 350F.
Beat the butter, margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Add almond extracts and eggs.
Stir in flour 1 cup at a time. If necessary, add a little water to make a soft cookie dough.
Roll out as thin as possible and cut into circles.
Place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until a light cream color.
Sandwich two cookies together with some raspberry jam.
Ice and decorate.
To make the icing: Combine powdered sugar and add about ½ cup milk.
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