Combine first 7 ingredients in large bowl and whisk til blended.
Transfer logs onto baking sheet.
Bake about 30 minutes.
Remove and cool for 10 minutes.
Pre heat oven 350 degrees. Line baking pans with parchment paper.
Cut into 1/2inch slices.
turn on sides and bake again for another 20 min.
(optional to sprinkle with granulated sugar when on their sides)
Keep in a tight cookie jar or ziploc bag.
Add flour and almonds stir until dough forms. Turn out onto lightly floured surface (don't over flour)and knead (with floured hands) a few times, dough will be soft. Divide into two. form into logs approx 2 inches wide.