Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 28 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 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.


Most Helpful

MY DH loves almond anything and this was great! I used more almond extract for his taste and will definitely make again. Thank you!

Kikimony April 10, 2003

Great tasting & so easy to make! I also like the taste of almond so took a tip from one of the other reviews & almost doubled the amount of almond extract! Definitely a winning recipe, the fruits of which I shared during a recent potluck! Thanks for posting this great recipe! [Made & reviewed in the current Let's P-A-R-T-Y! event]

Sydney Mike December 28, 2011

an ok recipe. I followed the instruction exactly. first , it is not sweet enough. secondly when cutting in warm , it break down. I believe if the almon dis roasted , and sugar added, it could pump to 4.5 star. Thank you for sharing though.

tjif December 11, 2008

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