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Almond Icebox Cookies

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"'With a roll of this cookie dough on hand, I can serve freshly-baked cookies in a snap,' says field editor Elizabeth Montgomery of Taylorsville, Illinois."
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30 m servings 120
Original recipe yields 60 servings (120 cookies)


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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, cinnamon and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Fold in chopped almonds. Shape into two 15-in. rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap.
  2. Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets; top each with a whole almond. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 120 calories; 6.5 14 1.9 22 58 Full nutrition


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These cookies look very nice, and they have a good cinnamon flavor, as well. I substituted almond slices for whole almonds and was worried about them burning, but they turned out fine.