Almond Thumbprint Cookies

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Recipe by Theresa P

A delightful almond flavored thumbprint cookie and very pretty if you tint the icing with a little food color!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • COOKIE DOUGH

  • 14 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter (do not substitute margarine)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • ICING

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  1. For cookies:.
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Beat in the flour, extract and salt.
  4. Stir in the pecans.
  5. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Make thumbprint in each cookie.
  7. Bake at 300°F for 20-30 minutes.
  8. Let cool.
  9. For Icing:.
  10. Mix all Icing ingredients and thin with a little milk if needed , to make a smooth icing . You may add a drop or two of food color to tint the icing . Fill cooled cookies with icing.

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