Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. In large bowl, combine almond paste and sugar; beat well.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add butter; beat until light. Add flour; mix until smooth. With a Number 4 star tip, pipe onto paper-lined cookie sheet.
Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are light brown and centers are set. Do not overbake.
Makes 12 dozen (1 3/4 inch cookies).
Date: October 22, 2002