Almond Squares

READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by spatchcock

I found this in an article on award-winning cookies--this one was submitted by a woman named Jillian Greene. YUMMY! She certainly deserved her prize!

Top Review by rickie

Hi .. I just went to check my 'review' of this recipe.. and lo and behold I must have screwed up.. only my name is there! Sorry melismak. This recipe is absolutely scrumptious! However, I had some problems with the pan size and getting the bottom 'layer' to cover the pan. Initially, I used the pan stated in the recipe, but it was lots too big for the dough. So I then tried a 10x15 pan, which was also larger than the dough required, so left some of the pan 'uncovered' so to speak. Then I had an awful time getting the dough to stick to the greased surface, it was hilarious :) I must have done something wrong, and would like to have any tips .. to help me next time I make this recipe, which I most definitely will do. Thanks :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease an 11x16 inch jelly roll pan.
  3. In an electric mixer cream the butter and sugar until light.
  4. Add the egg yolk and vanilla.
  5. With the mixer set on its lowest speed, beat in the flour.
  6. Pat the batter into the prepared pan, pressing it into the corners.
  7. Beat the white until frothy.
  8. Spread the white on the batter and sprinkle it with almonds.
  9. Transfer the pan to the hot oven and bake the mixture for 15 to 18 minutes or until it is golden brown.
  10. Cut into 48 pieces (diamonds, squares).
  11. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  12. Store in an airtight container.

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