Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

  • 2-1/2 cups of almonds
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Some of your favorite jam

Preheat the oven to 400°F.

With a food processor, process the almonds until they are coarsely ground.

Add the rest of the ingredients to the food processor and process until well combined, scraping down the sides of the processor as needed.

Gently roll dough into walnut-sized balls and place on non-stick cookie sheet, at least two inches apart.

Poke a dimple in the middle of each cookie and fill with about 1 teaspoon of jam.

Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the sides of the cookies are starting to brown. Makes 15 cookies.

Based upon a recipe by by Kimi Harris of The Nourishing Gourmet

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