1 lb. flour
1 lb. brown sugar
1/2 lb. butter
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pure almond extract
1 1/2 cups toasted sliced almonds
Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs , one at a time incorporating well after each addition. Add the almond extract. In a bowl combine dry ingredients and whisk to combine. Carefully add the flour until well combined. Stir in the toasted almonds..
Divide the dough in half and form into logs. Wrap well and chill overnight.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Slice logs into 3/16 of an inch slices and place on a parchment lined baking sheets. Bake for about 12-16 minutes or until just beginning to turn golden. Allow to cool on rack. Store in airtight container.