Melting Moment Almond Cookies


Tender and delicious.

Easy Serves
SKILL LEVEL 3 dozen cookies
1 cup whole OR slivered almonds
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup butter OR margarine
1/2 cup Fleischmann's® Corn Starch
1/2 cup powdered sugar
3/4 teaspoon almond extract
36 whole blanched almonds
1 egg
1 tablespoon water

Place 1 cup almonds in bowl of food processor.  Pulse 10 times or until coarsely chopped.  Add flour, butter, corn starch, sugar and almond extract.  Process 30 seconds or until mixture forms a ball.  (if necessary, refrigerate dough for 30 minutes to 1 hour or until easy to handle.)

Preheat oven to 350°F. 

Shape dough into 1-inch balls.  Place 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets; press with flat-bottom glass dipped in flour to scant 1/4-inch thickness.

Beat egg and water together.  Brush over cookies.  Press a whole almond into center of dough.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.  Cool completely on wire rack.  Store in tightly closed container.

Total Time
Chill Time 30 to 60 minutes
Bake Time 10 to 12 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Valeur nutritive

Per Serving / Par portion
Fat / Lipides  0 g
Saturated / saturés   g
Carbohydrate / Glucides   g
Fibre / Fibres   g
Sugars / Sucres   g
Cholesterol / Cholestérol   mg
Protein / Protéins   mg
Sodium   mg
Potassium   mg
Calcium   mg
Iron / Fer   mg

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