Almond all-around, please! These simple cookies pack a punch of sweetness that you've been craving all day.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Almond-Cinnamon Cookies

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts (Almond-Cinnamon Cookies)

109 calories; 5 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 15 mg cholesterol; 44 mg sodium. 28 mg potassium; 16 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 1 g protein; 146 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 12 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 10 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

Browned Butter Drizzle

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  • 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.

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Reviews (1)

22 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 4 stars
05/13/2013
Very, very tasty, a big hit with my guests, a real keeper I'll make again! Not hard to make, either. I baked at 350 per prior reviews not showing up any more. Also recommend you brown the butter a little more than it says for a more pronounced flavor.