Almond Bar Cookies

Recipe by JacquelineS

Dense cake-like cookie with delicate almond flavor. Search here for almond paste recipe if you can't find it in your grocery store.

Top Review by PJ 8654

I have made these several times and they are always delicious. If you like almonds you will love these.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter a 9x9 pan, line with foil, then butter the foil.
  3. In food processor, pulse almond paste until broken in small bits, then add 1/4 c sugar and salt, processing 1 minute more.
  4. In a large bowl, beat together butter and remaining sugar, 3 minutes.
  5. Add almond mixture, egg yolk, and almond extract, beat 2 minutes more.
  6. Reduce speed, then add flour. Mix until combined.
  7. Spread batter evenly in pan and brush with egg white.
  8. Bake 35-40 minutes.
  9. Cool in pan 1 hour.
  10. Cut into 25 squares.

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