Almond Slices Recipe

These Almond Slices are a dream. Try these delicious crunchy nut cookies for an afternoon snack or for dessert and tell me how you prefer to eat them. Your suggestions for these Almond Slices are welcome !

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Melted butter1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Packed light brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs3 Large
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Lemon extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Slivered almonds1 Cup (16 tbs), finley ground
 All purpose flour5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs)
 Ground cinnamon2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7263 Calories from Fat 2967

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 340 g523.5%

Saturated Fat 177.7 g888.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1331.1 mg

Sodium 4260.4 mg177.5%

Total Carbohydrates 962 g320.8%

Dietary Fiber 38.1 g152.4%

Sugars 410.5 g

Protein 116 g232.7%

Vitamin A 177.3% Vitamin C 0.88%

Calcium 65.9% Iron 221.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In large bowl, with spoon, combine melted butter, brown sugar, and sugar.
Add eggs, vanilla, lemon extract, and ground almonds; beat to combine well.
Stir in flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg until dough forms.
Cover bowl with plastic wrap and freeze dough 1 hour or until easy to handle.
Divide dough into 8 pieces.
On lightly floured surface, with floured hands, shape each piece into a 6 inch long log.
Wrap each log in plastic wrap and freeze at least 4 hours or overnight, until firm enough to slice.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Grease large cookie sheet.
Slice logs into very thin (about 3/16 inch) slices.
Place slices, l 1/2 inches apart, on cookie sheet.
Bake 15 minutes or until cookies are browned.
With pancake turner, remove cookies to wire rack to cool.
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