Almond Shortbread Bars
Heat oven to 350℉ (180℃).
In large mixer bowl, combine flour, sugar, butter, egg yolk and almond extract.
Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until particles are fine, 2 to 3 minutes.
Press on bottom of greased 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan.
In small bowl, beat egg white and water until frothy; brush on dough.
Sprinkle nuts over top.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until very lightly browned.
Cool completely. Cut into bars.
Makes about 2 ½ dozen bars.