Cardamom Cookies

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Jan. 28, 2011

Ingredients

Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Butter 4 Ounce , softened (1 stick)
Cake flour 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Cardamom 1 Tablespoon , ground
Salt 1/8 Teaspoon
Natural almonds 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , sliced

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Reserve 1 tablespoon sugar. In a medium bowl, beat butter and remaining sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in flour mixed with cardamom and salt. Form dough into a ball.

2. Between pieces of floured wax paper, roll out dough1/4inch thick. Cut into cookies with a 2 1/2-inch round cutter. Reroll scraps to make additional cookies.

3. Place cookies 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets. Sprinkle reserved sugar and sliced almonds on top.

4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges are golden brown. Let cookies cool 2 minutes on sheets, then remove to racks and let cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 270Calories from Fat 125

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 32 mg1.33%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet