Glazed Almond Cookies Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Soft butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Almond extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Eggs2 , separated
 Chopped blanched almonds3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Sifted cake flour2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Whole almonds48 , unblanched

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4840 Calories from Fat 2510

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 290 g446%

Saturated Fat 127.2 g636%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 911.1 mg

Sodium 1167.2 mg48.6%

Total Carbohydrates 500 g166.8%

Dietary Fiber 26.7 g107%

Sugars 210.5 g

Protein 82 g163.9%

Vitamin A 123.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 60.5% Iron 184.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cream butter and sugar until light.
Beat in extracts and egg yolks.
Add chopped nuts, flour, and salt; mix well.
Roll into 1-inch balls, dip into unbeaten egg whites (this provides the glaze), and put 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets.
Put a whole almond in center of each ball, and push down to flatten cookie.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for about 10 minutes.
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