You will need:
½ cup butter or vegetable shortening 1 cup sugar1 egg1 cup ground almonds2 cups flour½ tsp. baking powder½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. almond extract
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the egg and ground almonds.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Add to the creamed mixture. Add the almond extract and mix well. Chill for three or more hours.
Roll out the dough 1/8 inch thick onto a lightly floured board. Using a butter knife, cut into dreidel shapes. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 8-10 minutes.
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