Double Delicious Almond Cookies

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READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 3 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups flour
  • 12
    cup almonds, finely ground
  • 1
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 1
  • 2
    teaspoons almond extract (NOT imitation)
  • slivered almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together, flour, ground almonds, baking powder, salt and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar until creamy. Blend in the egg and almond extract. Gradually stir in the flour and almond meal alternately; but do not overmix batter.
  • Arrange parchment paper on a baking sheet and drop dough by rounded tablespoon (I butter a cookie scoop) onto ungreased baking sheet.
  • Garnish the cookie dough with a few slivered almonds.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until very light golden brown.
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