Buttery Almond Cookies

Buttery Almond Cookies

Buttery Almond Cookies


Makes about 3-1/2 dozen cookies


1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
10 tablespoons butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup slivered almonds, finely chopped
1/2 cup slivered almonds (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl.
  2. Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar until blended. Increase speed to high; beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla until fluffy. Stir in flour mixture until blended. Stir in chopped almonds just until blended.
  3. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough about 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Press several slivered almonds into dough of each cookie, if desired.
  4. Bake 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Let cookies stand on cookie sheets 5 minutes; transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Store in airtight container.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cookie
Calories 68
Calories from Fat 55 %
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 1 g
Sodium 35 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2
Fat 1

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