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Almond Drops

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars

"My family - all of whom are self-proclaimed chocoholics - can't get enough of these rich cookies. My sister-in-law shared the recipe and believes their success lies in beating the butter and sugar very well."
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Ingredients

40 m servings
Original recipe yields 42 servings

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until almost white, about 10-12 minutes. Beat in extract. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in almonds. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.

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Most helpful positive review

OMG, These are great cookies! I was affraid to make these because the picture is not so great, because we do eat with our eyes first! but let me tell you these cookies are awsome and I will be m...

Most helpful critical review

This was fantastic. I was looking for a good cookie for a club meeting and I always lean toward chocolate, but this was MUCH better.

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OMG, These are great cookies! I was affraid to make these because the picture is not so great, because we do eat with our eyes first! but let me tell you these cookies are awsome and I will be m...

These were great cookies, crunchy. I used 2 teaspoon of vanilla extract and cut the recipe in half. I added half of the sugar and the other half I used brown sugar. I had no problems with thes...

Great recipe! i added more almond extract and used about a 1/4 cup less of flour. Also ended up cooking for 15-18 minutes. Will defidently make for a long time!!

In place of Almonds and Almond extract, I used the same proportions of coconut and coconut extract and it was approved by all my family.

This was fantastic. I was looking for a good cookie for a club meeting and I always lean toward chocolate, but this was MUCH better.

I've made these several times now and this has become one of my favorite cookie recipes of all time. They are so so good, especially if you're an almond lover like me. They're light, buttery, me...

Wow-as an avid cookie baker these are now my all time favourite. Since I used reg butter I omitted the salt and I toasted the almonds lightly in a skillet before adding to batter (let them cool...

You could also add 1/2 Cup white chocolate chips to this cookie, so delicious

Delicious! I ground my almonds in my food processor. Crispy and yummy!