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    Almond Cookies

    Almond Cookies. Photo by Belloo

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs

    1 hrs

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    Belloo's Note:

    One of the cookies I make for Christmas. This is a recipe that comes from Holland, birthplace of my parents.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    FILLING

    • 1/4 cup ground almonds
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

    Directions:

    1. 1
      COOKIE DOUGH:
    2. 2
      Cream butter with sugar until fluffy.
    3. 3
      Beat in eggs, one at a time, and almond extract.
    4. 4
      Stir together flour, salt, baking soda and powder; gradually stir into creamed mixture until well blended.
    5. 5
      Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until firm.
    6. 6
      FILLING:
    7. 7
      Meanwhile, mix together filling ingredients until smooth.
    8. 8
      ASSEMBLY:
    9. 9
      Using hands, roll heaping teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls.
    10. 10
      With finger, make indentation in centre of each; stuff with about 1/4 teaspoons filling. Pinch off dime-sized piece of dough; press over filling to cover.
    11. 11
      Reroll in palms to seal and smooth edges.
    12. 12
      Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Brush tops with egg white; press almond lightly into each.
    13. 13
      Bake in 325oF oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until light golden.
    14. 14
      Let cool on racks. Makes about 5 dozen.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 15, 2007

      55

      This is one of the best recipes I have ever made. I made half the recipe and omited the lemon juice from the filling. These cookies looked and tasted like they came from a bakery!

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    Nutritional Facts for Almond Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1425 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 97.7
     
    Calories from Fat 37
    38%
    Total Fat 4.1 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 18.3 mg
    6%
    Sodium 94.3 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 13.9 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 8.0 g
    32%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

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