Norwegian Cookies

1 cup sugar
1 cup butter or margarine
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
red and/or green colored sugar

Preheat oven to 350F. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and extracts; beat until light and fluffy. Add flour and nuts and beat until just moistened. Cover and chill until firm enough to handle. Shape into 1 inch balls; Place 2 inchs apart on a greased baking sheet. Flatten with a glass dipped in colored sugar. Bake until cookies are set.

Country of Origin: Norway

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