½ cup(1 stick) Butter, softened
1/2 cup almonds
¾ cup Sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla
Mix flour, baking powder in small bowl.
Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.
Blend in eggs and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition.
Shape into log with lightly floured hands; place on greased baking sheet.
Bake 30 min. or until lightly browned.
Remove from baking sheet; place on cutting board; cool 5 min.
Using a knife, diagonally cut each log into 12 slices; place upright on baking sheet, 1/2 inch apart. Bake an additional 15 to 18 min. or until slightly dried.
Remove from baking sheet. Cool on wire racks.
Serve cool with hot tea; store in tightly covered container at room temperature.