Almond-Cinnamon Cookies


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

Almond-Cinnamon Cookies
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
13 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
42 cookies


  • ¾ cup butter, softened

  • 1 ½ cup sugar

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ cup blanched almonds, ground

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • Browned Butter Drizzle (see recipe below)

Browned Butter Drizzle

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 1 ½ cup powdered sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 tablespoon milk


  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

  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 (per serving)

109 Calories
5g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 42
Calories 109
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 28mg 1%
Folate, total 12.1mcg

*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.

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