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Skillet Almond Cookies

Yield 2 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • Sugar

How to Make It

  1. Line bottom and sides of a 10-inch ovenproof skillet with heavy-duty aluminum foil, allowing edges to overhang 2 to 3 inches; press overhang against outside of skillet. Set aside.

  2. Beat first 6 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Press into prepared skillet; sprinkle with almonds and additional sugar.

  3. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until lightly browned; cool in pan on wire rack. Remove from skillet, and peel off foil.

  4. Cut with a 1 1/4-inch round cutter; place in mini paper muffin liners. (Reserve trimmings for snacks.)