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Holiday Nuggets                        Jan Peterson

1/2 cup butter                        1/2 cup margarine

1/2 cup powdered sugar                        1 Tbsp. vanilla

1 tsp. almond extract                        2 cups flour

1/2 tsp. salt                        1/2 cup chopped nuts

Powdered Sugar                        Colored Sugar


Cream butter, margarine and sugar.  Blend in vanilla and almond extracts.  Add flour, salt and nuts.  Shape into 1 1/4" balls;  place on ungreased cookie sheets.  Flatten slightly with fingers.  Bake at 325 for 25 minutes or until the bottoms are lightly browned.  Cool and sprinkle with mixture of powdered and colored sugars.