Marzipan Cookies
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cups flour (sifted)
1/8 teaspoon almond flavoring
food coloring
  1. Cream butter, sugar, food coloring and flavoring
  2. Stir in flour
  3. Shape as desired using 2 tablespoons of dough
  4. Place cookies on ungreased cookie sheet
  5. Chill 30 minutes
  6. Bake at 300 F for 30 minutes (these cookies do not brown)
Ideas for shapes
Oranges - Roll dough into ball. Insert clove in top. Texture cookie with blunt end of toothpick
Apricots - Roll dough into ball. Make crease down side with toothpick. Stick clove in end
Banana - Roll dough into bananas shape
Apple - Roll dough into ball. Stick small piece of cinnamon stick in top for stem, and clove in bottom

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