Cookies With Chunky Almonds Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexHealthy
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs) (Preferably Unsalted)
 Sifted sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (Firmly Packed)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Almond extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Unblanched almonds1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
 Sifted all purpose flour2 1⁄3 Cup (37.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3838 Calories from Fat 2219

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 256 g393.9%

Saturated Fat 121.4 g606.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg

Sodium 32.7 mg1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 335 g111.5%

Dietary Fiber 25.3 g101.3%

Sugars 84.7 g

Protein 62 g124.8%

Vitamin A 112.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 47.6% Iron 105%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cream butter thoroughly, add sugar and flavorings, blend until creamy and smooth.
Add almonds, then flour.
Knead slightly to blend thoroughly.
Divide dough in two equal portions and form into two long rolls about 1" in diameter.
Cut into 3/4-inch lengths.
Roll each piece into 2" lengths between palms of hands.
Place on ungreased baking sheets, turning into a crescent shape.
Bake at 350° F. (moderate) for 20 minutes.
Cool slightly, then roll in sifted confectioners' sugar.
Makes 6 dozen.
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