Chocolate Almond Lace Cookies
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 stick)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 Tablespoon|
|Almonds||2 1⁄2 Ounce, ground (blanched)|
|Almond extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Chocolate||3 1⁄2 Ounce, melted (semi sweet)|
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Line baking sheets with foil; butter and flour foil.
Melt 1/2 cup butter in medium skillet over medium heat.
Add sugar, 1 tablespoon flour and salt and stir until sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes.
Mix in almonds and milk and stir until slightly thickened.
Remove from heat and blend in almond extract.
Let cool slightly.
Drop batter onto prepared baking sheets by teaspoons, spacing 3 1/2 to 4 inches apart.
Bake cookies, 1 sheet at a time, until light golden brown, about 5 to 7 minutes.
Let stand about 2 minutes to firm slightly, then remove cookies from foil and transfer to rack to cool.
Using thin metal spatula, spread layer of chocolate on bottom side of half of cookies.
Cover with flat side of plain cookie to form sandwich.
Cool on rack until chocolate is set.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2161 Calories from Fat 1358
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 157 g241.8%
Saturated Fat 78.6 g393.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 244.9 mg81.6%
Sodium 521.2 mg21.7%
Total Carbohydrates 192 g63.9%
Dietary Fiber 14.9 g59.6%
Sugars 159 g
Protein 23 g45.4%
Vitamin A 56.9% Vitamin C
Calcium 28.3% Iron 36%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet