|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ground blanched almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Egg yolk||1 , lightly beaten|
|Blanched whole almonds||24|
Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a mixer bowl.
Add butter, sugar, ground almonds and almond extract.
Mix until well combined.
Knead on a lightly floured board until smooth, Shape dough into 24 uniform balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
Brush with beaten egg yolk and press an almond into the top of each cookie.
Bake in a preheated 350Â° oven 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.
Remove to a cake rack to cool.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3274 Calories from Fat 1719
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 196 g300.8%
Saturated Fat 117.5 g587.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 668.9 mg223%
Sodium 1115 mg46.5%
Total Carbohydrates 342 g114.1%
Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37%
Sugars 101.5 g
Protein 39 g78.8%
Vitamin A 116.8% Vitamin C
Calcium 67.4% Iron 87.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet