Quantity With Ingredients :
1 cup butter,
3/4 cup sugar,
3 egg yolks,
1 teaspoon vanilla extract,
1/4 teaspoon almond extract,
2 1/2 cups flour, divided
Method of Preparation : Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cream butter and sugar thoroughly. Add well-beaten egg yolks and vanilla and almond extracts.
Mix in half of flour, then turn on a floured board and knead in the remaining half of the flour.
Roll out and cut with Christmas cookie cutters.
Place on greased baking sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes watching cookies very carefully.
Decorate with colored sugar crystals, nuts, candied cherries or your favorite topping