Glazed Almond Cookies Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time1 Hr 30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In2 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Butter250 Gram (1 Cup)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Almond extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Eggs2 Small, separated
 Blanched almonds3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped and blanched
 Almonds3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
 Cake flour2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Almonds1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
 Whole almonds2 Tablespoon (Unblanched, For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4726 Calories from Fat 2246

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 257 g395.9%

Saturated Fat 122.5 g612.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 805.3 mg

Sodium 1101.7 mg45.9%

Total Carbohydrates 544 g181.4%

Dietary Fiber 56.2 g224.8%

Sugars 205.9 g

Protein 92 g184.9%

Vitamin A 119.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 69.5% Iron 33.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Pre-heat the oven by setting the temperature to 350°F (180°C).

MAKING
2) Take a bowl, mix the sugar and butter, creaming them together until they turn fluffy and light.
3) Add the vanilla, almond extract and the eggs one by one, beating them well after adding each.
4) Add the chopped nuts, stirring them in.
5) Add the flour along with salt by sifting them together and combine properly.
6) Refrigerate for 1 hour approximately.
7) Fashion dough into small sized balls and dip them into egg whites that have not been beaten.
8) Take a cookie tray and butter it placing the balls on it.
9) Add an almond to each cookie, pressing it in.
10) Place inside a pre-heated oven and bake for 10 minutes approximately.

SERVING
11) Serve as required.
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