Almond Sugar Cookies

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Courtly

from taste of home.... a nutty glazed melt-in-your-mouth cookie

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Beat in almond extract.
  3. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  4. Roll into 1 inch balls.
  5. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  6. Coat bottom of a glass with nonstick cooking spray; dip in sugar.
  7. Flatten cookies with prepared glass, dipping glass in sugar again if needed.
  8. Bake at 400 for 7-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  9. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.
  10. In a small bowl, whisk together the confectioners' sugar, almond extract and enough water to achieve glaze consistency.
  11. Tint with food coloring if desired.
  12. Drizzle over cookies.
  13. Sprinkle with almonds.

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