Almond Shortbread Cookies

Recipe by Jan Marie
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READY IN: 24mins
SERVES: 18
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    cups flour
  • 1
    cup butter, room temperature
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 1
    cup ground almonds (about 1/4 lb almonds with the skin on, Note, I chop mine into chunks first with a knife, then grind)
  • 1
    1 tablespoon grated orange zest (optional) or 1 tablespoon grated lime zest (optional)
  • powdered sugar, for dusting
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine butter, salt and sugar in mixer with paddle attachment.
  • Add ground almonds and mix together.
  • Mix into firm dough and form into 1 ¼ inch ball.
  • Flatten with fingers.
  • Bake for 10-14 minutes. Best if baked light brown, not dark and crispy.
  • Cool on rack and dust with powdered sugar while still warm.
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