Norwegian Almond Cookies

"I have not yet made these cookies, but the person who gave me the recipe said these are very good. I am posting the recipe here for safe keeping. I just bought a cookie press so I will hopefully be making these soon."
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66 cookies




  • Cream butter in a large mixing bowl.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  • Sift almonds through a colander or coarse sieve; add to creamed mixture, mixing until well blended.
  • Add lemon juice and egg, mixing well.
  • Gradually blend in the flour, stirring well.
  • Press dough into a cookie press.
  • Press cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets, using the discs you desire.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 7-10 minutes.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • Store in airtight containers.
  • Yield: 5 1/2 dozen.

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  1. Not sweet at all; too easily broken when handled and almond slices placed on top fell off unless pushed into dough prior to baking. I sprinkled powdered sugar and cinnamon on the second batch to add sweetness and some flavor. This recipe just did not work for me.


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