1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup ground almonds
2 teaspoons amaretto liqueur
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
In large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Beat in the egg, amaretto, and almonds. Gradually mix in the flour until well blended.
Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 5 to 8 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cookies are lightly colored.