Step 1: Prep work
2 cups flour, normal all-use
3/4 cups fine pure cane sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons of baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 stick of unsalted butter
About 2 1/2 teaspoons of almond extract
Desired add ins (one cup should be good)
Note: leave stick of butter out in a room about 70 - 76 degrees (room temp) for 3 - 5 hours.
Step 2: Cream
Using an electric mixer put the stick of butter and the sugar in and put on low speed until combined to form a grainy cream.
Step 4: Floury
Step 5: Form
Once you have added in your add-on ingredients then for the dough into a rectangle about one inch thick and three inches wide on the parchment paper.
Step 6: Baking
Take out, transfer the loaf and parchment paper to cutting board without breaking it.
Let cool for half an hour
Cut the loaf up diagonaly into 3/4 of an inch thick pieces.
Place new sheet of parchment paper on the baking sheet and put slices on it face down.
Put back in oven for 15 - 20 minutes, depending on how crisp you like them.
Step 7: Take out and cool
serve with coffe unless you do extra credit.