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Almond Cookies



  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 ounces almond paste
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 medium or large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Thoroughly cream the softened butter and almond paste by hand or with a mixer.
  2. Add sugar and almond extract and mi.
  3. Beat in the egg (if using a mixer, use slowest speed).
  4. Mix the flour with the salt and add to the butter mixture. Knead for a minute.
  5. Chill the dough for 30 minutes and mold cookies as directed.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F in the top third of your oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the edges start to brown.

Yield 5 - 8 cookies depending on the size of your mold.

Recipe credit: Pampered Chef


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