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Almond Thumbprint Cookies

A delightful almond flavored thumbprint cookie and very pretty if you tint the icing with a little food color!

Ready In:
40mins
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ingredients

  • COOKIE DOUGH

  • 14 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter (do not substitute margarine)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • ICING

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

directions

  • For cookies:

  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat in the flour, extract and salt.
  • Stir in the pecans.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Make thumbprint in each cookie.
  • Bake at 300°F for 20-30 minutes.
  • Let cool.
  • For Icing:

  • Mix all Icing ingredients and thin with a little milk if needed , to make a smooth icing . You may add a drop or two of food color to tint the icing . Fill cooled cookies with icing.
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@Theresa P
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"A delightful almond flavored thumbprint cookie and very pretty if you tint the icing with a little food color!"
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  1. Theresa P
    A delightful almond flavored thumbprint cookie and very pretty if you tint the icing with a little food color!
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