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Chinese Almond Cookies

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup margarine
1 large egg
3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon almond extract
36 blanched almonds
1 egg yolks

Place in large bowl the flour sifted with sugar, salt and baking
powder. Use a pastry blender to cut in margarine (or butter) until
mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Beat egg with 2 tablespoons
water and almond extract. Add to flour mixture and mix with fork
until dough leaves side of bowl. Knead dough on a lightly floured
surface until smooth. Wrap in waxed paper and refrigerate for 1
hour. Form dough into balls 1-inch in diameter and place 3 inches
apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Using palm of hand, flatten each
ball to 1/4-inch thick. Keep dough in a circle shape. Press whole
almond in center of cookie. Combine egg yolk with 1 tablespoon
water. Brush onto each cookie. Bake in preheated 350-degree oven
for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks
to cool. Yield: about 36 cookies.


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