Total Time
2hrs 12mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 12 mins

This shortbread-like cookie is made unique by the cardomom spice.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter over low heat, without stirring, until brown about 30 minutes.
  2. Place butter in pan over a bowl of cold water until firm.
  3. about 90 minutes.
  4. Remove butter to mixing bowl, add sugar, baking powder, vanilla (or almond) and cardomom, and blend thoroughly.
  5. Slowly add flour.
  6. batter will be very stiff.
  7. If you must, add a few drops of water to enable mixing.
  8. Roll into 1" balls (mixture is crumbly but molds easily).
  9. Top with whole almonds, if desired.
  10. Bake 350 degrees for 12 minutes.
  11. Cool completely before serving.
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I made these last year as Chrismas cookies and gave them as gifts... everyone loved them!