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Glazed Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  Soft butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Chopped blanched almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sifted pastry flour 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole blanched almonds 48
Directions

Cream butter and sugar until light.
Beat in extracts and egg yolks.
Add chopped nuts, flour and salt; mix well.
Roll into 1 -inch balls, dip into unbeaten egg whites (this provides the glaze).
Put two inches apart on greased cookie sheets.
Put a whole almond in centre of each ball, and push down to flatten cookie.
Bake in preheated oven at 350°F for about 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 465 Calories from Fat 265

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g45.7%

Saturated Fat 10.9 g54.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 75.9 mg25.3%

Sodium 97.2 mg4%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.6%

Sugars 17.9 g

Protein 10 g19.2%

Vitamin A 10.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 8% Iron 17.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Glazed Almond Cookies Recipe