Butter Almond Cookies

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Kit Gay 0

"Old time almond cookies."

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings 144 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 144 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 42 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Cream the butter until light and fluffy. Add the well beaten egg, almonds, sugar, brandy, spices and flour. Mix until mixture is well combined.
  3. On a lightly floured surface roll the mixture to 1/4 inch thick and cut with round cookie cutters dipped in flour. Place cookies onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned.
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Caroline C
12/7/2006

Delicious. People who really love lemon may want to add more zest, but these were absolutely perfect for me. Thanks so much, Kit!

LDSGIRL
9/17/2007

This recipe was surprising. It had such a refreshingly light taste and I loved all the spices. Next time I would maybe only add 1/4 T of nutmeg though with more almonds and a splash of milk. Also, I used vanilla extract instead of brandy. Yummmmm!

Mac McCuller
4/9/2005

I substituted chopped pecans and cognac for several of the ingredients, and the results were pretty good. Another great recipe from Kit--way to go!