• 1 cup butter or margarine

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

  • 3 cups sifted enriched flour

  • Filling such as whipped cream, jam, or preserves


Thoroughly cream butter and sugar; add egg and beat well. Add almond extract. Stir in flour. Pinch off a small ball of dough and place in center of small tartlet mold; with thumb, press dough evenly and as thinly as possible over bottom and sides. Place molds on cookie sheet. Bake at 350 F about 12 minutes or till lightly browned. Cool. To remove: Invert molds and tap lightly.  Makes about 60.