A Christmas staple in the family. A family favorite. Would not be Christmas without them.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
45
Yield:
45 cookies
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Ingredients

45
Original recipe yields 45 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

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  • Mix chopped almonds, 2 cups white sugar, and cocoa powder together in a bowl; add eggs and almond extract and stir until batter is well mixed. Form teaspoonfuls of batter into small balls.

  • Place 1/4 cup sugar in a bowl and roll balls in the sugar. Press a finger into the center of each ball, making an indentation. Place 1 almond in each indentation. Arrange cookies 2 inches apart on the baking sheets.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until edges begin to crisp, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

145 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 13.3g; fat 9.2g; cholesterol 16.5mg; sodium 6.4mg. Full Nutrition
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