Easy Butter Cookies With Almonds

Butter Cookies With Almonds
Dimple Butter Cookies With Almonds. Diana Rattray
  • Total: 27 mins
  • Prep: 7 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: About 4 dozen (48 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
634 Calories
54g Fat
26g Carbs
21g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: About 4 dozen (48 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 634
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54g 70%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 10g 37%
Protein 21g
Calcium 255mg 20%
*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.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These simple little butter cookies are shaped and topped with almonds before baking. This is a very easy cookie to prepare and bake, and they have a wonderful buttery vanilla flavor. 

They are very much like buttery shortbread in flavor and texture.


  • 1 cup butter (unsalted, softened)
  • 1 cup sugar (granulated)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (​spoon and sweep, 9 ounces)
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 48 almonds (blanched, or halves)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat the oven to 300° F.

  3. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and blend well.

  4. Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder. Stir the sifted dry ingredients into the creamed butter mixture; mixing until well blended.

  5. Shape dough into small balls about 1 inch in diameter. Place them on ungreased cookie sheets. Gently press an almond half or whole almond into the top of each ball.

  6. Bake for 20 minutes, or until just lightly browned on bottoms.

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