1/3 cup butter unsalted
2/3 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
2 eggs beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/3 cup slivered almonds
1/2 cup dried cranberries optional
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a pan with parchment paper.
With a mixer on medium, combine butter, sugar and baking powder until light and fluffy.
Add eggs and vanilla, mix well. Add in flour a little at a time until incorporated. Fold in almonds and cranberries.
Divide dough in half and form each half into a 10″x2″ rectangle. Place on a parchment lined pan.
Bake 25 minutes or until golden.
Remove from the oven and cool 10-15 minutes. Slice on an angle into 1″ slices and lay flat on the baking sheet.
Bake an additional 10-15 minutes or until browned. Remove from the oven and cool completely on wire racks.