Angel Almond Balls

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Kittencal@recipezazz

These are melt-in-your-mouth buttery rich wonderful! you can also make these cookies using vanilla in place of almond extract and chopped pecans in place of the almonds. These are a wonderful for your holiday cookie platter!

Top Review by conniecooks

These are wonderful. I found the ratio of flour to butter perfect. They melt in your mouth... Thanks for the posting

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Butter a large baking sheet.
  3. In a large bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed beat butter with 1/2 cup powdered sugar and almond extract until smooth (about 3 minutes).
  4. In a medium bowl mix the flour with baking powder; add to the creamed mixture; beat until blended.
  5. Stir in chopped almonds.
  6. Shape into 1-inch balls and place about 1-inch apart on the buttered baking sheet.
  7. Bake about 20-25 minutes or until pale golden brown (do not overbake!).
  8. Let the cookies stand on sheet until cool enough to handle.
  9. Place about 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar in a shallow dish.
  10. Roll the warm cookies in powdered sugar evenly to coat all over.
  11. Set the cookies on racks to cool completely.

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