Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 7 mins

These are delicious! So simple to make and so tasty. This recipe comes from the "Land O Lakes Website.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400°.
  2. Combine butter, sugar and almond extract in large bowl.
  3. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy.
  4. Reduce speed to low; add all remaining cookie ingredients.
  5. Beat until well mixed.
  6. Roll dough into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Flatten balls to 1/4 inch thickness with bottom of buttered glass dipped in sugar.
  8. Bake for 7-9 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned.
  9. Cool 1 minute; remove from sheets.
  10. Cool completely.
  11. Stir together all glaze ingredients with wire whisk in small bowl.
  12. Decorate cooled cookies with glaze and sliced almonds.
  13. Glaze sets up quickly.
  14. Frost and decorate a few cookies at a time.
Most Helpful

Made a half batch - excellent cookie! Thanks a bunch.

marcoandrita December 13, 2009

So delicious! I only got 24 cookies, but my family likes a larger cookie. I added half an almond to the top before baking. Oh--and I had to add about 2 TBSP more flour. Thanks!

TooAllergic July 03, 2009