|1/2 lb. butter beaten to a cream by hand to
which add 1/4 lb. sugar. When sugar has dissolved add 1 lb. flour, sifted by degreespinch of saltvanilla and a few chopped almonds.
Press into a tin with back of hand until quite smooth. Prick well all over with a fork and bake in a very slow oven until a pale golden color and mixture leaves the side of pan.