almond-cookies

Almond Cookies

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Prep Time:
15 min

Cook Time:
12 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

Prep Time:
15 min

Cook Time:
12 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 C. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsps. Spice Islands® Pure Almond Extract
  • 2 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 48 whole almonds

DIRECTIONS

  1. BEAT shortening and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in egg and almond extract until well blended.
  2. COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Gradually add to shortening mixture, beating until well blended. Shape dough into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap; chill 2 hours.
  3. HEAT oven to 350ºF. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets, about 2 inches apart; flatten slightly with fingertips. Gently press an almond into center of each.
  4. BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are just set but not brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1 cookie)

  • Calories 90
  • Calories from Fat45g
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 30mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 9g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet