Almond Cookies III

Almond Cookies III


"My Mom got this recipe many years from a Chinese man who lived across the street from us when I was growing up. They are very good cookies and so easy to make."


45 m servings 295 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 295 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 134 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, and almond extract until smooth. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the butter mixture until well blended. Cover and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Drop cookies by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets, and press down slightly with the bottom of a glass. Place a whole almond on top of each cookie.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until firm. Remove cookies from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
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  1. 25 Ratings


I took this cookie one step further and made a glaze for it (2 c.powdered sugar, 1 tbls. of butter, 1 1/2 tsp. pure almond extract and 2 1/2 tbls. of low fat french vanilla coffemate) I topped w...

Should be called almond shortbread.... After baking about 22 dozen cookies in two days I ended by trying this recipe. I didn't even want to see another cookie by this point! But the smell was l...

These are a delicious cookie. I did add a bit more almond extract. My family loves the shortbread texture.

I did exactly as directions told me to. I put in fridge overnight. Why is it just crumbles and no dough? What holds it together? There is no way to drop that onto cookie sheet by spoonful. Was ...

I got just under 6 dozen 3 inch cookies from this recipe. I also put in 3 tablespoons almond extract and they turned out delicious. But if you're like me and like your almond cookies strong you...

Mmmmm delicious almond cookies. I added the extra almond extract, and then while the butter and sugar were creaming, I poured in about a cup of sliced almonds. A sliver of toasted almond topped ...

quite tastey, just need to find a method to make them slightly softer

I love this cookie. I made some plan and they were so good. But I also top some with cream cheese. I mix 3 oz pack of cream cheese,1 teaspoon of almond extact,2 tablespoons of hafe,hafe and also...

Super easy recipe! Defintely needs more almond extract. Delicious right out of the oven : )