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Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  Slivered blanched almonds 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  All-purpose flour 250 Milliliter, sifted (1 Cup)
  Butter 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Sugar 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Almond extract 2 Milliliter (1/2 Teaspoon)
  Whole blanched almonds 24
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl place the flour.
2) In another bowl cream the butter, sugar and almond extract until fluffy, then gently stir in the flour mixture.
3) Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place twelve over a 12-inch pizza pan or foil wrapped rack, then flatten the balls to 1/2-inch thick.
4) Press an almond into the centre and bake as per directions until lightly browned.
5) Allow to cool for about 2-3 minutes, then remove from the pan. Repeat the same with the second batch.

SERVING
6) Serve in a nice plate when desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3692 Calories from Fat 2062

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 227 g349.4%

Saturated Fat 72.8 g364.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 268.8 mg89.6%

Sodium 63 mg2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 365 g121.8%

Dietary Fiber 31.4 g125.6%

Sugars 134.1 g

Protein 80 g160%

Vitamin A 62.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 63.8% Iron 110.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Almond Cookies Recipe