1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup confectioners sugar' sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (3 1/2 ounce) package almond paste
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Mix flour, butter, confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla extract in a large bowl.
Cut almond paste into 1/2-inch slices. Cut each slice into fourths. Shape a 1-inch ball of dough around each piece of almond paste; roll to form a ball. Place about 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set and the bottom is golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack. Dip tops of cookies into the almond glaze. Place in tiny paper cups.
1 cup confectioners sugar' sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
4 to 5 teaspoons milk
Food coloring of choice
Mix all ingredients until smooth consistency.