|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 6 dozen (72 servings)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 53g||68%|
|Saturated Fat 4g||22%|
|Total Carbohydrate 26g||9%|
|Dietary Fiber 10g||36%|
|*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.|
Toasted slivered almonds flavor these shaped butter cookies and give them great crunch.
- 1 cup butter or margarine (room temperature)
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup dark brown sugar (firmly packed)
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 tablespoons vinegar
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 cup slivered almonds (toasted)
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 72 whole almonds (or 36 almonds, halved)
Gather the ingredients.
Preheat oven to 400 F.
Cream butter; gradually add sugars, beating well at medium speed of an electric hand-held mixer.
Add eggs, blending well.
Dissolve soda in vinegar.
Combine flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with vinegar mixture, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.
Stir in slivered almonds and almond extract.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Gently press a whole almond or almond half into center of each cookie.
Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool almond cookies on wire racks.
Serve and enjoy!