First place recipe by Jo Sandra Jammerthal of Akron, Iowa
2/3 cup finely chopped blanched almonds
1/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 tablespoons light cream or evaporated milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture begins to boil. Remove from heat and stir briskly. Drop by teaspoonful onto lightly greased and floured cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 5 minutes. Cool for 1 to 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheet.
Turn bottom-side up and curl tightly around the handle of a wooden spoon. Remove and cool on rack.