This recipe comes from Cook's Illustrated.
1 egg yolk
1 Tsp. heavy cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract or 3/4 tsp. almond extract
1 c. butter
2/3 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
2 c. flour
- Preheat oven to 375
- In mixer, cream butter, sugar, and salt until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Then add yolk, cream, and vanilla (or almond extract) and mix briefly. With mixer on low speed, add flour until combined.
- Use a cookie press to form cookies. Bake 10-12 minutes, until they are just turning brown.