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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
chill:
1 hr
bake:
14 mins
total:
1 hr 39 mins
Yield:
Makes about 3 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine flour, 1/2 cup almonds, and salt; set aside.

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  • Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy.

  • Add flour mixture to butter mixture gradually, beating just until blended. Stir in vanilla.

  • Cover dough, and chill 1 hour.

  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in remaining 1/2 cup almonds. Place about 1 inch apart on lightly greased baking sheets; gently press an indentation into center of each cookie with thumb.

  • Bake at 350° for 14 minutes or until set; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

  • Spoon or pipe about 1/2 teaspoon Chocolate Filling into indentation of each cooled cookie.

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