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Almond-Cinnamon Cookies

Makes: 42 servings Yield: about 42 cookies
Prep 30 mins Bake 375°F 13 mins  per batch
Almond-Cinnamon Cookies
Ingredients
  • 3/4  cup  butter, softened
  • 1 1/2  cups  sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/2  teaspoon  cream of tartar
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1  egg
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1/2  cup  blanched almonds, ground
  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  •  Browned Butter Drizzle (see recipe below)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the sugar, baking soda, cream of tarter, and cinnamon. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in ground almonds. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour.

2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls, or scoop dough with a 1-inch cookie scoop. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 13 minutes or until cookies are light brown. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool.

3. Drizzle cookies with Browned Butter Drizzle. Makes about 42 cookies.

Browned Butter Drizzle
Ingredients
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 1 1/2  cups  powdered sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 2  tablespoons  milk
Directions

1. In a small saucepan, heat butter over medium heat until butter turns the color of light brown sugar, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Slowly stir in powdered sugar, vanilla, and enough milk to make of drizzling consistency.

Nutrition Facts (Almond-Cinnamon Cookies)
  • Servings Per Recipe 42,
  • cal. (kcal) 109,
  • Fat, total (g) 5,
  • chol. (mg) 15,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 16,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 11,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (IU) 146,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 12,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 44,
  • Potassium (mg) 28,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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