Butter Almond Cookies


Old time almond cookies.

3 dozen


  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 egg

  • cup finely chopped blanched almonds

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ tablespoon ground cloves

  • ½ tablespoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ tablespoon lemon zest

  • 2 tablespoons brandy

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Cream the butter until light and fluffy. Add the well beaten egg, almonds, sugar, brandy, spices and flour. Mix until mixture is well combined.

  3. On a lightly floured surface roll the mixture to 1/4 inch thick and cut with round cookie cutters dipped in flour. Place cookies onto a parchment lined baking sheet.

  4. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

144 Calories
7g Fat
17g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 144
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 42mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 43mg 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.