Almond Cookies

Recipe by Belloo
READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • COOKIE DOUGH:
  • Cream butter with sugar until fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time, and almond extract.
  • Stir together flour, salt, baking soda and powder; gradually stir into creamed mixture until well blended.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until firm.
  • FILLING:
  • Meanwhile, mix together filling ingredients until smooth.
  • ASSEMBLY:
  • Using hands, roll heaping teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls.
  • With finger, make indentation in centre of each; stuff with about 1/4 teaspoons filling. Pinch off dime-sized piece of dough; press over filling to cover.
  • Reroll in palms to seal and smooth edges.
  • Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Brush tops with egg white; press almond lightly into each.
  • Bake in 325oF oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until light golden.
  • Let cool on racks. Makes about 5 dozen.
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