Cardamom Cookies

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A great spice cookie, brings back memories! Hint: this cookie dough behaves a lot like pie pastry and in fact makes a wonderful crust for a fruit tart.

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Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom

  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon grated lemon peel

  • ¼ cup ground almonds

  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • 1 egg

  • 2 teaspoons milk

  • cup granulated sugar for decoration

Directions

  1. Sift together flour, sugar, and spices; stir in peel and almonds. Cut in margarine till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in egg and milk till mixture forms a ball; chill.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  3. Roll out to about 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into circles 1-3/4 inches in diameter. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes until edges are brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

111 Calories
5g Fat
15g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 111
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 31mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 27mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.