Greek Almond Cookies

Oxmoor House
4 dozen


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3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
3/4 cup ground, blanched almonds
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt


Cream butter in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg and almond extract; beat well. Stir in almonds, mixing well.

Combine flour and salt in a small mixing bowl; add to creamed mixture, stirring well.

Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.

Created date

February 2010