- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
- 1 egg, room temperature
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 tbsp milk
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1/4 tsp almond extract
- 1-2 tbsp milk
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Mix flour, baking powder and salt and set aside. In a seperate dish, cream butter and the sugar. Add the egg and the almond extract, mix until light and fluffy. Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter mixture. Mix well.
Press the dough into the bottom of a buttered 9″ x 13″ pan. Use a pastry brush to brush a small amount of milk on the dough. Sprinkle with sliced almonds and lightly press into the top of the dough.
Bake for 18-20 min, or until beginning to brown around the edges. Don’t let them brown to much.
Cool for 5 minutes and then cut into bars (1″ x 2″). Carefully move each bar to a wire rack to cool completely.
When completely cool, prepare the icing, adding just a tiny bit of milk at a time. Drizzle over entire batch.
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