Almond Cookies

Almond cookies are a real treat. They are the perfect accommpaniment to a cup of tea and are great for those, like my husband, who don’t have a real sweet tooth as they have a deep yet subtle flavour. They’re not a heavy cookie so it’s easy to eat lots of them! They last for ages and are very easy to make.

 

 

 

Almond Cookies
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Prep time: 75 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 1 hour 30 mins
Serves: 15
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup chopped almonds
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking tray ith parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, cream the butter, sugar and almond extract until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg and beat thoroughly
  4. Gradually sift in the flour, baking powder and add the chopped almonds and mix well.
  5. Roll the dough into a ball and place in the refridgerator for an hour.
  6. Break the dough into small bitesize pieces and place them on the baking tray.
  7. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of sugar and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
 

 

Comments

  1. Yani says:

    Great site!

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