Thursday, August 14, 2008

Amaretto or Almond Cookies

Tea Party Petite Almond Cookies

1 cup unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1 organic egg
1/4 cup almond liqueur (Amaretto di Saronno)
1 cup finely ground almonds
3 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt

  • Cream together the butter, sugar, and egg.
  • Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Stir in the liqueur and almonds.
  • Mix the flour and salt and gradually add these to the creamed mixture.
  • Form the dough into (2) 10-inch logs. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Cut the logs into 1/4" slices and bake in a 350° oven until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  • Makes 6 to 7 dozen small cookies.

    Bia said... all I need is a cappuccino!

    GrandmaK said...

    Sunday!!!! (baking is not work for me, I love to!) I'm going to try this!! Thank you! I do LOVE almond cookies!

    GrandmaK said...

    I'm back to tell you that these cookies are REALLLLLY Good! Thanks again! Cathy

    Soutenus said...

    Cathy, I am SO glad! We are getting ready to bake again at our house. These just might be first!

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