Almond Shortbread

Total Time
5 mins
28 mins

A light finale to a big dinner, this is too easy and tasty not to make.

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  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup flour, plus
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 12 cup sliced almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. With mixer beat butter and sugar until creamy.
  3. Beat in almond extract and salt.
  4. Mix in flour and blend into a soft dough by hand.
  5. Press dough into an ungreased 8x8" pan, top with almonds, pressing into dough bake 25-30 minutes until golden brown around edges.
  6. Use a dull knife to cut into squares while still warm when cool use a spatula to transfer slices to a rack to completely cool.