Scandinavian Almond Cookies (Cookie Mix)

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins

Source: Betty Crocker NOTE: Cookie mix used is 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Cookies

  • 1 (17 1/2 ounce) packagebetty crocker sugar cookie mix
  • 13 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 teaspoons milk
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • Almond Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 14 teaspoon almond extract
  • 5 -6 teaspoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, flour and 1 teaspoon almond extract until soft dough forms.
  3. Divide dough into 3 equal parts; place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Press each into 12x3-inch rectangle.
  5. Brush each rectangle with 1 teaspoon milk; sprinkle with 1/3 cup almonds.
  6. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  7. Cool 1 minute; cut into 1-inch diagonal slices.
  8. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  9. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  10. In small bowl, stir powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon almond extract and 5 to 6 teaspoons milk until desired consistency.
  11. Drizzle over cookies; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons almonds.

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