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Jen's Almond Cardamom Cookies

"This moist cookie has delicious a almond taste with a kick of cardamom - dreamy!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 93 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen)

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cardamom. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, cream cheese and almond paste until smooth. Beat in the egg, vanilla and lemon zest. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients until well mixed. Drop by spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 93 calories; 4.7 g fat; 11.5 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g protein; 17 mg cholesterol; 51 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a very tasty and delicious cookie. It is soft and cakelike in texture, and is delicious for dunking in milk, coffee, or tea. It is an adult tasting cookie, being that it is plain and a...

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These are very good cookies, great soft texture. I definitely would add more cardamom next time, and maybe even more lemon zest.

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This is a very tasty and delicious cookie. It is soft and cakelike in texture, and is delicious for dunking in milk, coffee, or tea. It is an adult tasting cookie, being that it is plain and a...

Everyone really enjoyed the texture and flavor of these cookies. I agree with the previous reviews regarding the cardamom-I doubled the amount to 1/2 tsp.

A yummy cookie, but I am personally very heavy-handed with my spices, and I enjoy more flavorful cookies. This recipe did not call for nearly enough cardamom. You can barely taste it, with all ...

Good! Not quite as prominent of an almond flavor as I was hoping for, but still yummy. I'd probably add a little almond extract in there next time, but I really love almond, sooo... :) Thanks!!

MMMMmmmmmmm! A nice scandinavian tasting cookie! I added raisins to my cookies, because I like them in cardamom bread (Pulla in Finnish) Melt in your mouth!

I really enjoyed making these cookies. They are very easy to make, and well worth the effort they malt in your maout. thank Jen

These are very good cookies, great soft texture. I definitely would add more cardamom next time, and maybe even more lemon zest.

Used as a template for 5 Spice cookies. Worked perfect! Instead of almond and cardamom, substitute 1/2 tsp Chinese 5 Spice. I omitted the lemon zest as well. Coat dough balls with turbinado suga...

My Norwegian grandma used to make almond cake and cardamom/lemon krumkake. With a bit of extra cardamom, these were a perfect fusion of the two. These look cake like but they are more dense (if ...