Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

Another recipe from a friend. It can be half dipped in chocolate, but I really like it best left plain and simple.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake at 325 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Set almonds aside to cool.
  3. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs, vanilla, almond extract and orange zest.
  5. Blend in flour, baking soda, nutmeg and salt.
  6. Fold in nuts, getting them well distributed.
  7. Grease and flour baking sheet.
  8. Form dough into 2 logs about 12 inches long each; then flatten out to be about 1/2 inch high.
  9. Place on baking sheet 2 inches apart.
  10. Bake at 325 degrees for about 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes.
  12. On a cutting board, slice each loaf diagonally into 1/2 to 1 inch slices.
  13. Place slices flat on baking sheet and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  14. Cool on wire rack.