Chinese Almond Cookies

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Dec. 12, 2014

You can prepare homemade Chinese Almond Cookies. These are easy to prepare. These buttery shortbread cookies are topped with slivered almonds.


Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) , softened
Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Egg 1
Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Egg white 1
Water 1 Teaspoon
Slivered almonds 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



Preheat oven to 355 degrees F.



In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar.

Add in the egg and mix, followed by the almond extract, baking soda and salt.

Gradually add in the flour and mix well.

Using a cookie scoop take out the mixture and place on cookie sheets. Flatten with a glass bottom.

In a small bowl, mix together egg white and water. Brush the cookie top with  egg wash and garnish with slivered almonds. Bake in the oven for 12 – 15 minutes, until crispy.

Take out the cookies from the oven and place on a cooling rack.



Serve the cookies with tea or coffee. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 406Calories from Fat 235

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 310 mg12.92%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 25 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet