Spiced Almond Thins Recipe


DishMain Ingredient


 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
 Firmly packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Ground cinnamon2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sour cream1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Slivered almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), blanched

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3842 Calories from Fat 1956

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 224 g344.6%

Saturated Fat 125.3 g626.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 513.7 mg

Sodium 483 mg20.1%

Total Carbohydrates 436 g145.2%

Dietary Fiber 19.2 g76.7%

Sugars 225.1 g

Protein 41 g82.4%

Vitamin A 119.7% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 59% Iron 90.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy.
In another bowl, stir together flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Stir baking soda into sour cream; add to butter mixture alternately with flour mixture, blending thoroughly.
Stir in almonds until well combined.
Shape dough into a 2 1/2-inch-thick rectangular log; wrap in wax paper and refrigerate until firm (at least 2 hours) or for up to 3 days.
Unwrap dough.
Using a sharp knife, cut into 1/8 inch-thick slices; place slices about 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake in a 350° oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
Let cool for about a minute on baking sheets, then transfer to racks and let cool completely.
Store airtight.