Almond Butter Fingers
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Instant dissolving sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Ground almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In bowl, cream together butter and sugar; blend in almond extract.
Gradually blend in flour and almonds; press into ball.
Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead very lightly until smooth.
Roll out dough to 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick rectangle.
With sharp knife, cut into fingers about 3 inches (8 cm) long and 1/2 inch (1 cm) wide; place on ungreased baking sheet.
Prick each cookie several times with fork.
Bake in 300Ã‚Â°F (150Ã‚Â°C) oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until very lightly browned.
Let cool for a few minutes on baking sheet; remove to racks to cool completely.
Makes about 2-1/2 dozen.
Calories 295 Calories from Fat 168
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19 g29.3%
Saturated Fat 11.6 g58%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 48.4 mg16.1%
Sodium 2.9 mg0.1%
Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%
Dietary Fiber 0.67 g2.7%
Sugars 12.1 g
Protein 3 g5.5%
Vitamin A 11.2% Vitamin C
Calcium 0.9% Iron 5.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet