Almond Cookies

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Ingredients (Yield – 20 cookies)

  1. All purpose flour – 1/2 cup
  2. Almond flour – 1/2 cup
  3. Baking powder – 1/8 tsp
  4. butter – 1/4 cup, softened
  5. Granulated sugar –  1/4 – 1/2 cup
  6. Egg white –  1 egg ( I halved the recipe that I followed. The recipe called for half an egg white. I used the egg white of 1 egg, so I had to use extra almond flour (almost 3/4 cup) to adjust the dough consistency)
  7. Almond extract – 1/4 tsp
  8. Whole almonds – 20
  9. Salt – To taste

 

Method

1. Stir the all purpose flour, almond flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.

2. Cream butter and sugar at medium speed of hand mixer. Beat in the egg white and almond extract.

 

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3. Add in the all purpose flour and almond flour to the creamed mixture. Cover and chill for 2 hrs.

 

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4. Shape into 3/4 inch balls, flatten them slightly with your palms or with the bottom of a glass and place them at least 2 inches apart. Press an almond to the centre. Bake at 350 F for about 12 mts (mine took around 15 mts) or until lightly browned at the bottom. Cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

 

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Recipe Courtesy : About.com

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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