Christmas Cardamom Butter Cookies

Recipe by Bergy
READY IN: 34mins
YIELD: 24 cookies




  • Heat oven to 375°F, oven rack in center of oven.
  • Grease a heavy cookie sheet (use a veggie oil).
  • Combine salt (if using) and flour in a bowl.
  • Cream Butter sugar and 2 tsp of cardamom until fluffy.
  • Add flour and beat at low speed.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup almonds.
  • Combine powdered sugar and remaining cardamom.
  • Roll dough into 1 Tbsp balls one at a time.
  • Roll each in the powdered sugar mixture, coat well.
  • Place on cookie sheet and with the bottom of a small glass, dipped in the sugar, press the cookie to 1/2" thickness. Press a couple of almond slices into each cookie (use more if you like).
  • Have cookies at least a 1/2" apart.
  • Bake about 14 minutes or until they are light brown.
  • Cool on a rack.
  • Put in airtight container.
  • You can freeze and they will keep at least a couple of months.