Almond Balls

Recipe by Derf2440
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
YIELD: 40 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 325°F.
  • Spread nuts on baking sheet and toast in the oven until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Cool and chop.
  • With an electric mixer set at medium low speed, beat butter, sugar, salt and almond extract until creamy.
  • On low speed, beat in flour until mixture just comes together.
  • Stir in nuts.
  • Chill until firm.
  • Roll into approximately 1-inch balls.
  • Put on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake until golden brown on bottom, 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Cool completely on wire racks.
  • Chop chocolate, put in a small bowl and melt in a 250°F oven.
  • Put coconut in a bowl.
  • Drop cookies, one at a time, into chocolate.
  • Coat and remove with a fork, letting excess drip off.
  • Drop the cookies into coconut.
  • Lightly press coconut onto the cookies.
  • Set on a rack to dry.
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