Cream butter and gradually add sugar. Mix in egg, almonds, extract and finally the flour. Chill dough in refrigerator. Force through a cookie press on to ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees. Watch carefully so cookies do not brown too much.
From the American Swedish Institute cookbook Var Sa God.
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