Recipes and Cooking Almond Butter Blossoms 4.6 (13) 2 Reviews This cookie is a tasty spin on a favorite peanut butter Christmas cookie topped with a chocolate kiss. Almond butter is the star in this version. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 1, 2006 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Picture 014 Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 8 mins Total Time: 38 mins Yield: 48 to 60 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup butter, softened ½ cup almond butter ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup packed brown sugar ¾ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon cream of tartar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 egg 2 tablespoon milk ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoon granulated sugar 2 tablespoon finely ground almonds 48 - 60 milk chocolate kisses with almonds Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl beat butter and almond butter with electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla until combined. Beat in whole wheat flour and as much of the all-purpose flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour. In a shallow dish combine 3 tablespoons sugar and ground almonds. Shape dough in 1-inch balls. Roll balls in sugar mixture to coat. Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are firm and tops are cracked. Remove from oven; immediately press a chocolate kiss in the center of each cookie. Transfer to wire rack. Cool. Makes 48 to 60 cookies. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 101 Calories 5g Fat 12g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 101 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 11mg 4% Sodium 52mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 12g 4% Total Sugars 7g Protein 2g Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 52mg 1% Folate, total 8.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.