Combine all the dry ingredients in a small bowl.
Add the egg and egg yolk and mix well.
Shape mixture with your hands, a teaspoonful at a time, into 3-inch sticks.
Place on an oiled and floured baking sheet, about 2 1/2" apart.
Flatten with a fork.
Bake in a preheated 350F for 10 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack.
YIELDS ABOUT: 2 1/2 dozen
*To toast hazelnuts or almonds, place them on a cookie sheet on the
top rack under the broiler for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring a couple of times.
Allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before chopping in a processor or